Shelver (two positions available)


Northbrook Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
18.0 hours per week (day, evening and weekend hours required)
$9.69 / hour

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.

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

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.

Employment applications are available online at:

Northbrook Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Submit cover letter, resume and application to:

Application Contact: 
Laurie Prioletti, HR Manager
Apply To: 
Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane
Northbrook , IL 60062
Phone: 847.272.7077
Fax: 847.272.5362