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Batavia Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
Illinois County: 

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Schedule is Fridays 9AM to 1PM & Saturdays 8:45AM – 1PM. Average of 8.25 hours per week.
15.00 per hour

Do you have a keen eye for detail and enjoy organizing? The Batavia Public Library District is seeking friendly, service minded individuals to join our team.


Circulation Clerks perform various circulation functions in a friendly and professional manner to a diverse patron base.


This is not an all-inclusive list. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Checking library materials in & out.
  • Interacting with patrons concerning circulation of materials, issuance of library cards, collecting fines/fees, etc.
  • Opening or closing the department during an assigned shift.
  • Using various technologies to complete work (cash register, computer, printer, etc.)
  • Answering incoming telephone calls providing routine information, transferring calls, and taking messages.
  • Sorting returned books in alphabetical and numerical order on carts.
  • Helping maintain the physical collection (shelving, shelf-reading, etc.)
  • Assisting fellow staff members as needed


  • REQUIRED: Attention to detail is a must. Position requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to the completion of a high school education. Computer experience. Applicants must successfully complete a shelving exercise to move to the next step in the hiring process. Ability to stand, bend, reach, squat, and push/pull heavy carts loaded with books.
  • PREFERRED: Experience with Sirsi Dynix Workflows is a plus. One year of general work experience including contact with the public, preferably in a public library setting. College degree or some college coursework. 6 months or more of Circulation Clerk Experience
  • DESIRED: A flexible, fun-loving, well-organized, tactful, resourceful, and good-humored person.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 


Send your completed application/resume

Applications received by February 3, 2023 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepts until the position is filled.

Application Contact: 
Human Resources
Apply To: 
Batavia Public Library
10 S Batavia Ave
Batavia , IL 60510
Phone: 6308791393
41° 50' 58.1676" N, 88° 18' 40.5" W