Job Title:  Shelver

Part Time
10 hours per week. You will need to work Tuesday Evenings from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.; Thursday evenings from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., and two (2) Saturdays per month from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Occasional Sundays.

This position is not a seasonal position.  We are looking for someone who can work these hours all during the year.  The ideal candidate would also need to have flexibility in scheduling to fill in for days, evenings, and weekends as needed.

Application Deadline:             Until filled

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalency.
  • Must be able to work in team environment.
  • Well developed oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Requires a full range of body motion and ability to move a wheeled book cart with up to 100 lbs of books or other library materials.
  • Must be able to maintain an exemplary public service attitude.


  • Feeds and sorts returned materials to conveyor/sorter system.
  • Straightens shelves and restocks materials on displays.
  • Sort materials in numerical and alphabetical order.
  • Work with conveyor/sorter system for returned library items.

Applying for the Shelving Position

To apply for any position at the Warren-Newport Public Library, an Application for Employment is required.  You may download the application from our website  under Job Opportunities or obtain an Application at the Circulation Desk and submit to:  Meg Schmaus,  Head of Circulation Services, Warren-Newport Public Library, 224 N. O’Plaine Rd., Gurnee, IL 60031.  No telephone calls or in-person inquiries accepted.

Application Contact:  Meg Schmaus
Apply To: 
Warren-Newport Public Library District

224 N. O’Plaine Road

Gurnee, IL 60031