Assistant Librarian


Talcott Free Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
25 hours/week Mondays off, Tuesday-Friday 18.5 flexible hours, Saturdays 8:30-3

Vacation/sick time eligible after 1 year, participation in IMRF immediately

Job Duties:

  • Collection development of Periodicals: Includes processing periodicals—record, enter and ready monthly and weekly magazines for circulation; track circulation and use, select and weed materials each year.
  • Interlibrary loan—Ordering and processing items for patrons outside of the consortium, both in and out of state.
  • Distribution of van materials from interlibrary loan orders – also recording and routing of returned materials to other libraries, via van.
  • Supply management—setting up spreadsheets, keeping track, and ordering as needed
  • Assist at circulation desk 8 hours/week and as needed - tasks include: check in/check out, shelving & straightening, library card creation and renewal, computer and e-reader assistance, all ages reference assistance
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Some library work experience preferred
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Competence with Microsoft Office

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Please send your resume ASAP to Megan Gove at Only emailed applications will be accepted. Please note specific hours listed.

Application Contact: 
Megan Gove
Apply To: 
Rockton , IL 61072