Night-Time Circulation Clerk


Shorewood-Troy Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Primarily night-time, 19 hours a week. One Saturday a month.
13.75 per hour

Do you love books and movies? Do you have a passion for working with people? Does working in the evening work better for your schedule? The Shorewood-Troy Public Library has an opening for a part-time circulation clerk – it may be the right fit for you! The position will be approximately 19 hours a week, working primarily night shifts (closing at 8 pm) and one monthly rotating Saturday day shift. The position consists of:

  • providing a great customer service experience for our patrons
  • checking in and out items
  • sorting items alphabetically and re-shelving them
  • answering the library's main phone number and transferring phone calls
  • assisting patrons with their questions, and helping them locate items that they are looking for
  • other duties as assigned.

Hours are mostly night hours, and rotating Saturdays; some flexibility in scheduling is desirable.

Candidates must be able to multi-task. The job requires standing for long stretches of time.

The successful candidate will be able to work days, nights, and weekends. Necessary qualifications include

  • a minimum of a high school degree or a GED, with an LTA preferred,
  • strong front-line customer service skills and experience, including cash-handling skills
  • love recommending the next great book or movie to a patron
  • a great sense of humor!

Normal office skills such as the ability to work with Microsoft Office, Google Workplace, phone skills, and the ability to lift 25 pounds are required. Experience with Polaris preferred.

The salary for the position is $13.75 an hour. Fifty (50) hours of vacation time per year, pro-rated the first year of employment. Forty-five (45) sick hours will be allotted annually; pro-rated the first year of employment.

The Shorewood-Troy Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. We value collaboration and diversity.

To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter to or stop by the library at 650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood, IL to fill out an application.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Contact: 
Jennifer Mills
Apply To: 
Shorewood-Troy Public Library District
650 Deerwood Dr
Shorewood , IL 60404
Phone: 815-721715
41° 31' 26.6124" N, 88° 12' 16.8696" W