Posted: Wednesday, December 28

Department: Circulation

Hours: 12 hours per week (day, evening and weekend hours)

Position Description:

Applicants must possess the ability to:

• Retrieve materials from inside and outside the library.

• Sort, shelve, shift, file and inspect materials.

• Direct patrons to the appropriate service desk.

• Assist in gathering various statistics.

• Work independently.

• Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications & Experience:

Basic knowledge of routine library functions and procedures, ability to stand, walk, and/or stoop for long periods of time; ability to lift up to 35 pounds; ability to push/pull loaded carts in excess of 75 pounds; understanding of the Dewey Decimal System and alphabetical systems and the ability to apply those systems to library materials; ability to interact pleasantly and effectively with staff and patrons, ability to work accurately in a changing environment with frequent interruptions. Northbrook Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education:

Minimum two years high school required.

Salary & Benefits:

$9.51 / hour

How to Apply:

Please submit cover letter, resume and application to:

Laurie Prioletti
HR Manager
Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane
Northbrook, IL  60062
jobs@northbrook.info

Download the Application

Posted: Tuesday, December 20

Department: Circulation

Hours: 17 hours per week (weekday, evening & weekend hours). Schedule: Tuesday 6-9 pm, Thursday 8:30 - 4:30 pm, 1st Friday 9-2 pm, 4th Friday 8:30-2, 2nd & 3rd Saturday 9-2 pm, 5th Sunday 12:30-5 pm

Position Description:

Applicants must possess the ability to perform various circulation functions:



  1. Check in/out books and materials.

  2. Interact with patrons concerning circulation of materials, issuance of library cards, collecting fines/fees, etc.

  3. Open and close the library during an assigned shift.

  4. Answer incoming telephone calls providing routine information, transferring calls and taking messages.

  5. Prepare basic circulation reports as pertains to daily work.

  6. Sort returned books in alphabetical and numerical order on carts.


Interact with outside agencies including other local libraries.


Direct patron inquiries.


Inspect and redirect materials for cleaning, repair, withdrawal, reordering.


Inspect books for damage and handle appropriately.


Perform other library related activities as required.


Must be able to work days, evenings, and weekends.


Qualifications & Experience:

Basic knowledge of routine library functions and procedures; ability to stand, walk, and/or stoop for long periods of time, ability to lift up to 35 pounds; ability to push/pull loaded carts in excess of 75 pounds; ability to operate a computer terminal using a variety of library software; ability to type, operate cash registers, and other business machinery; ability to handle money responsibly; ability to interact pleasantly and effectively with staff and patrons; ability to work accurately in a changing environment with frequent interruptions.

One year of general work experience including contact with the public is required.

Northbrook Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education:

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of a secondary education.

Salary & Benefits:

$13.98 / hour

How to Apply:

Please submit cover letter, resume and application to:

Laurie Prioletti
HR Manager
Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane
Northbrook, IL  60062
jobs@northbrook.info

Download the Application