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WANTED: Library Page

Part time, 16-17 hour a week position. Position is open until filled. $11.56 per hour.


Performs physical work reshelving library books and other materials in proper order on shelves, maintaining stack areas, and retrieving materials from the stacks, storage, and outdoor bookdrops. Answers directional questions for patrons.


(Except as specifically noted, the following functions are considered essential to this position. The listed examples may not include all duties found in this class)
  • Sort, return, and place materials in their proper place on shelves in adult, children's, and basement storage areas of the library.
  • Log-off computers and turn off other equipment at closing, and perform duties related to closing the library building safely and securely.
  • Read the shelves and keep stack areas neat and orderly; maintain precise order.
  • Assist patrons in finding materials and books.
  • Retrieve items requested by patrons.
  • Retrieve books returned in the book drops.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other library employees and the general public.
  • Maintain familiarity with and execute safe work procedures associated with assigned work.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Must be available from 3:00 pm to 8:30 pm Monday through Thursday, Friday from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm, on alternating Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and on alternating Sundays from 12:45 pm to 5:15 pm.


Demonstrated ability to read and write basic English. Working knowledge of English, spelling and grammar. General knowledge of computer hardware and software and familiarity with database searching. Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instructions; ability to follow through assignments accurately; ability to alphabetize and sort materials using a numerical system; ability to perform routine and repetitive work, and stand for long periods of time. Some experience in public contact or public service work. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with department heads, employees, and the public, and to deal with service problems courteously and tactfully.


Completion of at least two (2) years of high school. Pages must be 16 years of age.