Library Aide (Part-Time) 18.5 hours per week


Vernon Area Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
18.5 hours per week

Typical Schedule

18.5 hours per week

  • Monday and Wednesday: 5PM - 9PM
  • Friday: 1PM - 5PM
  • Saturday: 1PM - 5PM
  • Sunday: 12PM - 5PM (two per month)

Job Description

Under the direction of the Head of Library Operations, this employee is responsible for shelving library materials, shelf-reading, general straightening of public areas, and practicing the library's policies and procedures.

Essential Responsibilities

Sort and shelve library materials. Understand spine label designation. Shelf read. Provide directional assistance to patrons who visit the library. Provide assistance with the use of copier, fax, and print-release stations. Clean library equipment and materials. Assist at programs and events, as requested. Assist with setups and breakdowns for events.

Required Experience & Training

Two (2) years of high school education or equivalent. Ability to pass pre-screening test with 70% accuracy or above. Ability to work independently and productively to meet library needs. Working knowledge of Windows based software and the internet. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Service-oriented with the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff and the public. Previous library work or volunteer experience preferred, not required.

Physical Demands

Frequent bending, stretching, stooping, and kneeling. Ability to reach shelves of various heights and push heavy carts throughout work shift. Frequent reading of 8-point font. Occasional lifting and moving items up to 50 pounds, and sitting at and using a computer terminal.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

To Apply

A full job description is available upon request. To submit an application, cover letter, and resume, please visit For questions, please contact Donna Dunn, Head of Business Operations, at 224-543-1417 or

Application Contact: 
Donna Dunn
Apply To: 
Vernon Area Public Library District
300 Olde Half Day Road
Lincolnshire , IL 60069
Phone: 224-543-1417
Fax: 847-634-8449