Job opportunities at the library

Part-Time Assistant Librarian - Adult Services

The Barrington Area Library is actively recruiting for a part-time Adult Services Assistant Librarian.

A successful candidate will:
▸ serve as primary point of contact at service desks.
▸ enthusiastically promote library services, collections, and programs.
▸ provide reference and reader’s advisory services.
▸ assist customers with a variety of technology.

If you have an aptitude for excellent customer service, a bachelor’s degree, and a desire to work with a cutting edge library team, please read the full job description here. For consideration, submit a cover letter, resume, and the PDF application to resume@balibrary.org.

This position requires scheduling flexibility and will average 19 hours per week. The salary range for this non-exempt position is $17.31 - $25.98 per hour.

About Us:
Our renovated, 21st century library is a busy, friendly place that supports lifelong, active learning, and an appreciation for creativity and innovation. Customers of all ages and interests visit our library, expecting to find excellent and informed service, and spaces designed for private work and group collaboration.  


Part-Time Page

The Barrington Area Library is looking for friendly, dependable people to join our Material Services team. Pages play an important role in maintaining a welcoming and well-organized environment for our customers. Duties include: using our automated system to sort items; and shelving materials in all areas of the library. Starting salary is $8.97 per hour.

This position is year-round and averages 12–19 hours per week. We are currently hiring for Monday and Tuesday evening (5 – 9 PM) and Sunday (1 – 5 PM) shifts. Flexibility is required to modify shifts as needed.  

Requirements:
▸ Ability to pass our pre-screening test with 70% accuracy or higher.
▸ Ability to read 8-point font print.
▸ Physical dexterity to reach shelves of various heights and push heavy carts throughout your work shift.
▸16 years of age or older.

Preference may be given to applicants with previous work or volunteer experience that demonstrates attention to detail and good interpersonal skills.

Interested? Read the full job description here. Complete the PDF application for consideration and email to resume@balibrary.org.

About Us:
Our renovated, 21st century library is a busy, friendly place that supports lifelong, active learning, and an appreciation for creativity and innovation. Customers of all ages and interests visit our library, expecting to find excellent and informed service, and spaces designed for private work and group collaboration.