Shelver - Part Time


St Charles Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Average 16.5 hours a week; Tuesday and Wednesday: 9:00 am to 12 :00 pm; Friday: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm; Saturday: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm; Every other Sunday 12:00 pm to 5 pm
Pay Range per hour: $10.30 - $ 13.39 - $16.48; minimum pay for this position will increase to $12.00/hr in January 2020

The St. Charles Public Library District is seeking a qualified Part Time Shelver for our facility. The award-winning St. Charles Public Library District is located in the scenic Fox River Valley, 35 miles west of Chicago. The Library serves a district population of 55,092 residents and has a staff of 117.

This individual is responsible for shelving and/or sorting books, periodicals, and other library materials and making sure that materials are in proper order on designated carts. They also maintain the orderly appearance of our library by clearing tables of books, periodicals, library materials and routinely "read" shelves to ensure materials are properly located including retrieving and shelving returned and "hold" items. They will also assist patrons with library equipment available for public use, empty book drops and may empty courier bins and will inspect materials for damage; referring damaged items to appropriate staff and may also check-in library materials.

Qualifications- Candidates must have skills in the following areas:

  • Sorting and filing alphabetically and numerically.
  • Understanding and following oral and written instructions.
  • Following established routines.
  • Reading numbers and letters rapidly and accurately.
  • Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or Library goals, objectives and activities.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
  • Working with a variety of individuals.

Physical Demands:

Mobility to work in a library setting, use standard office equipment and stamina to sit, stand and walk for extended periods of time; strength to lift and carry up to 20 pounds and push carts that weigh up to 100 pounds; agility to bend, reach and climb; vision to read printed materials and computer screens; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Applications can be found at

Electronic applications and resumes may be sent to:

Applications accepted until position is filled. No phone calls please.

The St. Charles Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Contact: 
Cheryl Matthews, HR Manager
Apply To:
1 S 6th Avenue
St Charles , IL 60174
Phone: 630-584-0076
Fax: 630-584-9262
41° 54' 50.8356" N, 88° 18' 27.5184" W