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Librarian or Library Associate

  • Lima Public Library
  • Lima, OH
  • Entry-Level
  • Part-Time

About this Job

  • Provides excellent customer service and assistance at all service desks as needed in a proactive manner.
  • Provides library users with assistance in reference, readers’ advisory, locating appropriate library materials and in the use of public computers, personal electronic devices and digital resources.
  • Participates in collection development, weeding, programming, outreach and other library projects.
  • Plans, develops and promotes programs and services to meet the informational, educational or recreational needs of the community.
  • Represents the library in a professional manner to patrons, community, media and professional organizations.
  • Creates bibliographies, book lists and displays to promote library use.
  • Implements library policies and practices. Writes reports, collects library statistics and works with budgets.
  • Maintains current knowledge of available sources of information and public demand for reading materials.
  • Alerts supervisor to problems encountered in routines of work.
  • Performs other duties as required.


$13.42 - $17.61/hour

Required Qualifications

  • Librarian I: ALA accredited MLIS required.
  • Associate II: Bachelor’s degree; applicants interested in completing an ALA accredited MLIS program will be given first preference.
  • Knowledge of general library practices and procedures.
  • Ability to read and write effectively and communicate in both written and oral form; follow directives; be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes an evening and weekend rotation; and treat co-workers respectfully.
  • The successful candidate must be able to meet and serve the public in a professional and positive manner and have a strong commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Must be able to work efficiently and effectively with the library’s resources.
  • Ability to foster and encourage library use for all ages.

How to Apply

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Additional Instructions:

Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three references.

Posted On: Aug 3, 2021 / This posting expires: Sep 30, 2021