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Youth Services Librarian - Amery Area Public Library

The Amery Area Public Library seeks an energetic librarian to lead its programming and services to children and young adults.

With a service area population of about 10,000, the library is located within a beautifully renovated multipurpose facility. It is part of the MORE consortium of libraries and a member of the Indianhead Federated Library System. The Amery Area Public Library has strong community support, and it is committed to offering high quality programs and services to the community.

The city of Amery is situated on 3 lakes and the Apple River. The surrounding area is home to excellent year-round recreational opportunities, from swimming and fishing to snowmobiling, ATV riding, hiking, cross country skiing and much more. We are proud of our excellent school system and state-of-the-art medical center. Amery is home to the Northern Lakes Center for the Arts, a community theater group and a variety of art studios. We are located just an hour from the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.

Responsibilities: The Youth Services Librarian reports to the Library Director and is responsible for the library's program of service to children and young adults. Essential duties include managing the children's and young adult collections, planning and implementing programs that benefit children from birth to age 18, promoting youth services to the community, and participating in the day-to-day operations of the library.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent required; master's degree in library science preferred. Library coursework in children's and young adult literature and in programs and services for children and young adults, and 1-2 years of public library experience preferred. Knowledge of current library practices, technology and trends is required.

Compensation: Starting salary range is $35-$40,000 with excellent benefits. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references via email to astormberg@amerylibrary.org or mail to: Amy Stormberg, Director, Amery Area Public Library, 225 Scholl Ct., Amery, WI 54001. A detailed job description is available on our website at www.amerylibrary.org/node/11. First preference will be given to applications received by Jul. 15, 2018.


Adult Services Librarian - Park Falls Public Library

Live and work in the center of Northern Wisconsin's Chequamegon National Forest, with outdoor recreation opportunities and natural beauty on your doorstep.

MLS (MLIS) /ALA or college or associate degree preferred as well as library experience.

Applicant should possess skills and/or be open to accept training required to support duties in cataloging, reference, circulation management, reader's advisory, collection development, community outreach, and programming.

Applicant should be a tech savvy, enthusiastic, and well-organized person who can work cooperatively with a small staff to provide our community with high quality library service.

Park Falls Public Library is part of the Indianhead Library System and the MORE shared library automation consortium. We are a well-supported progressive community library in a historic remodeled building that is a community center.

This is a Full-Time professional position. City of Park Falls benefit package. Salary up to $20.41 depending on experience.

Resume, cover letter, and three professional references may be submitted electronically to hyde@parkfallslibrary.org with Adult Services - Your Name as the subject line. Physical copies of the information may be submitted to: Director, Park Falls Public Library 121 N. 4th Avenue Park Falls, WI 54552

  • Applications close 06/26/18
  • Interviews 06/28/18
  • Position begins at earliest date between 07/02/18 and 07/16/18

Youth Services Assistant - Friday Memorial Library (New Richmond)

Do you love Pete the Cat’s white shoes? Do you ever wish to let the wild rumpus start? The Friday Memorial Library is seeking applicants for a Youth Services Assistant. We are seeking applicants who are passionate about customer service; knowledgeable about materials and programs that appeal to children, teens and families; and able to work individually as well as part of a team.

This part-time position is responsible for providing programs and services to children and families. The Youth Services Assistant assists library patrons with using library services, facilities, and equipment; recommends library materials; and participates in community outreach. The successful candidate will have high customer service standards, a genuine ability to relate to kids and their parents, a sense of humor, and the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and technologies. A minimum of 2 years of experience working directly with groups of children ages 4-12 and their teachers is required. The ideal candidate will have experience selecting high interest, quality children’s literature to share with children, along with experience creating age-appropriate, book-based activities. More information about the position including the complete job description and physical requirements are posted on the Library’s website.

We are filling one open position at this level. A range of daytime and evening hours with rotating weekend hours is required of this position. The position will average 19 hours per week, and has a starting rate of $15.50 per hour. The deadline for applicants is Monday, June 25th , at 5:00 p.m.

Applications are available on the library’s website, the City’s website, or inside the library. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and completed City of New Richmond application to Sarah Reese, Human Resources Manager, at sreese@newrichmondwi.gov. Applications that are incomplete or received after the deadline will not be considered.


Part-Time Circulation Assistant - Bloomer Public Library

The Bloomer Public Library seeks a detail oriented, outgoing person with excellent customer service skills who can perform a variety of clerical tasks at our Circulation Desk.  The Library Circulation Assistant charges and discharges books and other materials, registers borrowers, handles funds for overdue and lost materials, shelves books and other materials, and performs a variety of other duties related to the lending and return of library materials.

Applicants must enjoy working with people of all ages, have a desire to serve the reading public, and possess a high school diploma with one year of customer service experience.  Computer literacy with MS-Windows is essential.  Must be able to multi-task, lift and move light to medium weights, and work while standing.  Experience with a library circulation system is desirable. 

This position is 8 hours per week (Mondays & Wednesdays 9:30 am-1:30 pm) plus one Saturday (9:30 am-11:30 am) every other month.

Applications are available at: http://tinyurl.com/BPL-Application   

Full job description is available at: www.bloomerpubliclibrary.org/node/2

Please email your resume & your completed application by 5:00 pm on Friday, July 6 to Megan Taylor at: taylor@bloomerpubliclibrary.org


Youth Services Librarian - Phillips Public Library

Live and work in beautiful Northern Wisconsin, with outdoor recreation opportunities and natural beauty on your doorstep. 

Duties include: Manages Children and Youth Department, serving users ages 0-18. Material selection and children’s collection development, reader’s advisory, children and youth reference, children and youth programming, other duties in the Children’s Department; some front desk service and reference duties, contributing to the library’s online presence. Additional duties as assigned. 

Schedule includes occasional evenings and some Saturdays. 

Qualifications: Associates Degree or higher required. Experience in children’s services and/or knowledge of history and current trends in children’s library materials preferred.  Computer and Internet skills, customer service for children, and excellent interpersonal skills required. 

This position will be open until filled. Starting wage is $12-$14 DOE. This is a full time position, 37.5 hours per week, with benefits.

For a full job description visit our Facebook page or our website phillipspl.org.

To apply, please send a cover letter, detailed resume, and three references to: 

rebeccas@phillipspl.org subject line: Youth Services Application


Library Shelver - Friday Memorial Library (New Richmond)

The Friday Memorial Library is seeking applicants for a Library Shelver. Shelvers play an important role in keeping the library neat, orderly, and user-friendly for our community members. 

The primary functions of this position are the shelving and retrieval of library materials. The Shelver may also assist with inventory, circulation functions, and other support duties as assigned by the Library Director or Circulation Coordinator. Library Shelver positions require physical stamina, lifting, bending, and the ability to stay on one’s feet for extended periods. For more information about the position, the complete job description and physical requirements are posted on the Library’s website.

We are filling one open position at this level, and a range of evening hours and rotating weekend hours is expected. The position will average 12 hours per week, and has a starting rate of $9.50 per hour. The deadline for applicants is Friday, June 1st, at 5:00 p.m.

Applications are available on the library’s website, the City’s website, or inside the library. Please submit a completed application to Maureen LeVesque at maureenl@newrichmondlibrary.org. Applications that are incomplete or received after the deadline will not be considered.


Library Associate - Augusta Public Library

Looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the community? The Augusta (WI) Public Library is seeking to fill a part-time (20 hours/week) library associate position.  Applicants should be well organized, friendly, tech-savvy, and interested in working in a team environment.  Responsibilities include working at the public services desk; planning, organizing, and executing programs for children and families; and other related library duties. Requires a High School diploma or equivalent; some college preferred.  Education or experience working with children and/or teens a plus.   For a full job description, please see our website:  http://www.augustalibrary.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/

Send cover letter and resume to larose@augustalibrary.org  Resumes will be reviewed starting May 29, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.


Reference Services Assistant - L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library (Eau Claire)

Due to an upcoming retirement, Reference Services seeks an organized, friendly, tech-savvy team member who enjoys helping customers with their information needs, as well as processing suggestions for purchase, preparing interlibrary loan and hold requests, providing assistance with library equipment, and so much more.

This is a part-time position, 19 hours per week. The starting wage is $16.67 per hour. Day hours vary; schedule includes an average of one weekend per month, at least one evening per week, and rotating Fridays.

Employment applications will be reviewed starting May 22, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

A job description and application details may be found at http://www.ecpubliclibrary.info/about-us/employment/. AA/EEO employer.