LaGrange County Public Library - Employment Opportunities

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POSITION AVAILABLE:  Part Time Library Clerk (Pay Grade 6)

HOURS: Up to 28 hrs. per week


This position performs a variety of clerical duties, technical duties, and public services related to the daily operation of the Library.


  • Opens and/or closes the Library following established procedures.

  • Provides service to patrons at the circulation desk and other service points in the Library.

  • Checks materials in and out using an automated library system.

  • Issues and renews patron’s library cards and updates library accounts.

  • Greets patrons and assists in the location of materials.

  • Calculates and collects fines and fees due from patrons.

  • Monitors Library security and safety and helps enforce Library Rules.

  • Maintains library public areas in clean and orderly fashion by maintaining displays, cleaning computer terminals, shelving materials, and organizing library records.

  • Interacts with other staff members and participates in staff meetings to discuss and resolve problems, and keep updated on Library activities, practices, and procedures.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Ability to communicate effectively, patiently, and courteously with patrons and coworkers.

  • Ability to multi-task, learn, and take directions.

  • Ability to operate a computer system, keyboard, and basic software applications.

  • Ability to operate basic business equipment such as a copier, printer, and telephone.

  • Ability to speak and read English and alphabetize accurately.

  • Ability to stand and sit for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to stoop, bend, and push a loaded book cart weighing up to fifty pounds.

  • Ability to work a schedule that includes weekday, evening, and weekend hours.


  • Must be at least eighteen years of age and possess a high school diploma, or the equivalent.

  • Must have the ability to adequately operate a computer and utilize an automated library system.

  • Must have some experience working in or using a library.



To apply for an open position at the library, an Application for Employment is required. To download and print an application, please click here.  Applications can be sent directly to the library to the attention of the Assistant Director or e-mailed to