Periodicals/ILL Assistant Librarian


Talcott Free Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Tuesday-Friday -- 18.5 flexible hours, Saturdays -- 8:30-3    

Come work at a quaint small town library with a tight knit staff of 13. Our focus is on efficient and effective workflow and truly dynamic customer service. 1 circulation desk, zero self-checks, our library is all about face-to-face interaction and assistance. We're looking for someone energetic and motivated who fits in well to our friendly, outgoing staff culture.

Part time, 25-30 hours/week
$11 hourly, non-exempt
Vacation/sick time eligible after 1 year, participation in IMRF immediately

  • 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 4 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, retrieval of paging list items
  • End processing of new AV materials, assistance with other material end processing
  • 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: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Application Note: 

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

Application Contact: 
Megan Gove
Apply To: 
Talcott Free Library Rockton , IL 61072
Phone: 815-624-7511
42° 27' 9.0576" N, 89° 4' 20.3952" W