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St. Joseph/Maud Preston Palenske Memorial Library
Library Assistant

July 16, 2018

The library is proud of providing fun, educational programs & services for community members of all ages.  We currently have an opening for a part-time library assistant in Teen Services. This position is primarily part of the upstairs circulation/reference team providing services to adults and teens, with coverage at other locations in the library on an “as needed” basis. 

The person in this position is responsible for a variety of projects with emphasis on assistance in public services, working with teens, adults, and children. Expectations include:
• ability to meet and work with the public
• ability to work as member of a team
• computer skills and familiarity with current software programs required
• understanding of how public library materials are selected, used, and deselected is a plus 
• interest in developing programs that of interest to the community
• ability to interact with and develop programming that is of interest to young teens
• other duties as assigned

Hours will include at least one evening per week and approximately one weekend per month.  This position is 20 hours per week and requires a bachelors degree. 

Requirements: Bachelors degree, any subject.  Computer skills and familiarity with current software programs such as Word and Excel.  Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.  Background check.

Preferred: Previous library experience; experience working with teens;  understanding of how library materials are selected and deselected.

Starting rate of pay is $11.88/hour.


To Apply:   Send resume or job application to Stephanie Masin  at or drop off in person.