Part-Time Adult Services Assistant Librarian

The Barrington Area Library is recruiting for a part-time Assistant Librarian to join our innovative team. This person will engage with library customers by:

• serving as primary point of contact at service desks,
• actively promoting library services, materials, and programs,
• providing reference and reader’s advisory services, and
• providing basic technology assistance.

The successful candidate will also:

• excel at listening, understanding, and communicating,
• feel confident about connecting customers to library services that meet their needs,
• have experience with technology used in today’s library, and
• be inspired by what makes our library and our community unique.

Requirements and Skills:
This position requires a bachelor’s degree. Preference may be given to candidates who have public library or other customer service work experience.

Hours, Salary, and Benefits:
This part-time Assistant Librarian position is scheduled for an average of 19 hours per week including day, evening, and weekend hours. Flexibility in scheduling is a must for all team members. Salary begins at $17.31 per hour.

To Apply: Read the full job description here and consider bringing your talents and skills to the Barrington Area Library’s Adult Services team. Complete, save and send the PDF application and email it along with a descriptive cover letter and resume to

About the library:
Our revitalized, 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, programs and workshops that enrich and inspire, and spaces designed for private work and group collaboration.