Job Openings

Job Openings @ the Library

Employment Application   (.pdf format)



Posting date:  December 6, 2021

The Maud Preston Palenske Memorial Library is currently accepting applications for a library page position. 

POSITION: Library page 

POSITION SUMMARY:  Returns library materials to the shelves after they have been used;  maintain the collections in careful order, according to the cataloging system, so that books can be easily retrieved by customers; keeps the collections looking attractive and orderly; assists library assistants with opening and closing procedures; other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISON:  Library pages are directly supervised by the Technical Services Supervisor & Children’s Services Supervisor and indirectly by other Adult and Children’s Services staff. 

EDUCATION:  Must have completed the freshman year of high school

EXPERIENCE:  Experience as a school library media center aide or as a library volunteer is preferred

• Knowledge of library organization and the Dewey Decimal system;  ability to arrange items in order numerically and alphabetically
• Ability to use a computer to retrieve information
• Initiative and resourcefulness in resolving problems that may arise in the course of daily work
• Ability to deal courteously and diplomatically with the public
• Ability to work cooperatively as a team member

WORKING CONDITIONS:  The work is in a library and, as such, is primarily indoors.  This work requires the ability to sit, stand, stoop, stretch, and to lift up to 50 pounds.

Pay is $9.87 per hour



If you are interested in a career at the library,  submit your resume and application.  We keep them on file and do refer back to them when we have openings. 


General Position Listing:


Library Assistant - requires a bachelor's degree

Librarian - requires a master's degree from an ALA accredited library school