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Current Openings

Circulation Clerk/Switchboard Operator

Wilmette Public Library is looking for two individuals to work part-time at both the Circulation desk and at Switchboard.

Candidates should have a strong attention to detail, the ability to remain composed and helpful at all times, and a steadfast commitment to providing patrons with the highest level of service.

Successful candidates will be expected to work both positions. As well as some weekday 9:00-5:30 hours, regular evening and weekend hours will be required (including some Friday and Sunday evenings). The flexibility to substitute at short notice is an added bonus.

Both positions involve bending and lifting. The Switchboard position involves making public announcements in the Library.

If you are interested in joining our busy, welcoming library, please email a cover letter, your résumé, and the details of three references to:

Luciano Ward
Circulation Department Supervisor
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Applications will be accepted until both positions are filled.

 

Part-Time Librarian - Youth Services

Do you believe that the Hokey Pokey is what it’s all about? Do you promise that you will never, ever, under any circumstances, let the pigeon drive the bus?

If so, join us in our Youth Services Department for a 12 hour/week position plus one weekend per month with the possibility of additional substitute hours. Primary responsibilities will include readers’ advisory and reference. Applicants should also be prepared to do catalog and computer instruction, assist with preschool storytime and other programs for children from birth to 8th grade, prepare book lists, and other duties as assigned. This position requires knowledge of children’s literature, the ability to work independently and as part of a team, solid computer skills, and a sense of humor. Evenings and weekends required.

Requires Masters in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited school and prior experience working with children in a school or library setting. Substitute availability in addition to regularly scheduled hours strongly preferred.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and WPL job application by Friday, November 21, to Keren Joshi, Head of Youth Services, Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette IL 60091. For more information, please contact Keren Joshi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 847-256-6940.

 

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