12 hours per week (day, evening and weekend hours - minimum 4 hour shift required on either Saturday or Sunday).
Position Description: 

Applicants must possess the ability to:

  • Sort, shelve, shift, shelf read and inspect materials.
  • Pick up materials from various areas and reshelve.
  • Direct patrons to the appropriate service desk.
  • Assist with special projects relating to Circulation including pulling holds and packing and unpacking delivery bins, gathering statistical information and other projects as needed.
  • Work independently.
Qualifications & Experience: 

Basic knowledge of routine library functions and procedures, ability to stand, walk, and/or stoop for long periods of time; ability to lift up to 35 pounds; ability to push/pull loaded carts in excess of 75 pounds; understanding of the Dewey Decimal System and alphabetical systems and the ability to apply those systems to library materials; ability to interact pleasantly and effectively with staff and patrons, ability to work accurately in a changing environment with frequent interruptions.

Northbrook Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Must be at least 16 years of age and completed a minimum of two years high school.

Salary & Benefits: 

$10.07 / hour

How to Apply: 

Submit cover letter, resume, and application to:

Laurie Prioletti, HR Manager

First review of applications received will begin September 5, 2019

Download the Application