Children's Shelver


Glencoe Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Up to 8 hours per week. Schedule averages 2-3 hours/day and includes a minimum of one weekday and one weekend day shift. Weekly schedule will be established at hire. Hours are flexible.

Looking for a flexible position in a friendly and busy Children's Department? The Glencoe Library seeks a detail oriented individual to shelve and organize library materials. This position also performs miscellaneous tasks including tidying, shelf-reading, and searching for materials. High School students are encouraged to apply.

Essential responsibilities:

  • Shelves and retrieves library materials
  • Maintains collections in their proper location and sequence
  • Ensures shelves and public areas are neat and tidy
  • Performs inventory checks and searches for lost, missing, or overdue materials
  • Answers directional questions and directs patrons to service desks for assistance
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned


  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to sort and file alphabetically, numerically, and chronologically
  • Ability to work in an environment with noise and distractions

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent walking, standing, moving, bending, stooping, and reaching
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Pushing and pulling fully loaded book carts as needed
  • Lifting up to 40 lbs
  • Vision for near and far

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Submit a letter of interest and resume via email to:

Ann Finstad, Head of Children's Services

No phone calls, please.

Application Contact: 
Ann Finstad
Apply To: 
Glencoe Public Library GLENCOE , IL