Job Title: Shelver – 10.5 hours per week
Part Time
Hours: Wednesdays 5-9pm Saturdays 1-5pm Two Sundays (12-5pm) every four weeks
$8.60 per hour
Position Description: 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Sorts and shelves library materials
  • Understands spine label designation
  • Knows location of all categories of library materials
  • Shelf reads
  • Provides directional assistance to patrons who visit the Library
  • Provides assistance with the use of the copier, fax, and print-release stations
  • Cleans library materials
  • Assists with interdepartmental projects


  • Two-years of high school education or equivalent
  • Ability to pass pre-screening test with 70% accuracy or above
  • Ability to read 8-point font print
  • Physical dexterity to reach shelves of various heights and push heavy carts throughout your work shift
  • Ability to work independently and productively to meet library needs
  • Working knowledge of Windows based software and the internet
  • Service-oriented attitude with the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff and public to achieve specific goals and objectives of the library
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral


  • Previous library work or volunteer experience
Application Deadline: Open until job is filled
Application Contact: Stephen Territo
Apply To: 
Vernon Area Public Library District

300 Olde Half Day Road

Lincolnshire, IL 60069

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