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Library Associate - Substitute

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.  

Do you consider yourself a jack of all trades?  Do you enjoy working in different departments of the library?  Are you looking for a few extra hours?

The La Grange Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, customer-focused individual to substitute at the Youth Services desk, Young Adult Services desk, and/or the Reference and Reader Services desk on an as-needed basis.  Duties include assisting patrons with reference and reader’s advisory and instructing patrons on the use of equipment, software, and databases.  

We are looking for someone with the ability work with patrons of all ages and adapt to continual changes in the field.  For more information, see the full Job Description.  

The La Grange Public Library serves a community of 15,550 in the suburban Chicago community of La Grange, Illinois.  The library’s mission is to provide the community the inspiration and the means to learn, explore, and connect throughout their lives.

Hours: will vary throughout the year, including some evenings and weekends.  Minimum of four hours per month.

Requirements
Two years of college coursework in a related field and at least one year of library experience.  

Salary: $13.65/hr 

Contact Information:
To apply please send a cover letter, resume, and LGPL application form to:  
Victoria Rakowski
Head of Youth Services
La Grange Public Library
10 West Cossitt Avenue
La Grange, IL 60525
rakowskiv@lagrangelibrary.org 


Patron Services Page
 
Application Deadline:  Wednesday, July 8, 2015  
 
Job Description:  

The La Grange Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, detail-oriented individual who has a passion for getting materials out to our patrons as soon as possible. If you are always on the move and like to ensure that materials are in the correct location, this is a great opportunity to let your skills shine. 

Pages are responsible for shelving library materials, keeping shelves in order, emptying book drops, setting up meeting rooms, and performing a variety of assigned duties in support of the department.  We are looking for someone with enthusiasm for working with the public.  Flexibility and attention to detail are also important.  

Click here for the full position description for this job.
 
The La Grange Public Library serves a community of 15,550 in the suburban Chicago community of La Grange, Illinois.  The library’s mission is to provide the community the inspiration and the means to learn, explore, and connect throughout their lives.
 
Hours: 6-13 hrs/week, primarily daytime with some evenings and weekends
 
Requirements
The successful candidate must be at least 16 years old and have completed a minimum of one year of high school. Requirements include the ability to work independently and to sort materials alphabetically and numerically.   This position requires reaching, lifting, bending, carrying light loads, and pushing full carts of books.  
 
Salary: $8.42/hour
 
Contact Information:  To apply please send LGPL application to:
Melissa Fantetti
Assistant Head of Patron Services
La Grange Public Library
10 West Cossitt Avenue
La Grange, IL 60525
Fax: 708.352.1620
 
 

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