Job Opening: Library Assistant I


Job description: Performs basic circulation duties: check-in, check-out, and patron registration. Fills interlibrary loan requests. Assists patrons in finding materials and using copier and printer. Answers phone calls. Prepares the library for closing. Checks library shelves for order. May fill in to shelve items.

Knowledge, skills, & abilities needed:  Able to communicate effectively with the general public and provide good customer service. Able to maintain cooperative working relationships, follow written and spoken instructions, and work independently. Skilled in using computers. Attention to detail and able to use alphabetical and numerical classification systems when instructed.

Minimum qualifications: Requires some high school coursework and an understanding of library organization and services; or a combination of education, experience, and training necessary to perform the essential requirements of the work.

Physical Requirements:  Must be able to walk, stoop, crouch, reach, lift, feel, grasp, talk, hear and see.  Some brief lifting and carrying may be required up to 25 pounds.

Hours:  4-8 Tuesdays, 4-8 pm Wednesdays, and two Saturdays per month 10 am-5 pm.   Optional additional weekly hours: 10-1 Mondays, 3-4 Tuesdays, and/or 2-4 Wednesdays. Additional subbing as needed.

Starting pay: $10.92 per hour

Official Pioneerland application must be turned in to be considered. These can be picked up at the library or found at

Submit applications by October 5 to:

Beth Cronk
Litchfield Public Library
216 N Marshall Ave, P.O. Box 220
Litchfield MN 55355

Questions? or (320) 593-9447

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