Branch Services Assistant

Are you ready to share your enthusiasm for libraries with patrons in our community? Do you want to be part of a positive workplace environment where collaboration and innovation are encouraged? Then consider joining the team at our Northfield branch.

The Branch Services Assistant is responsible to:

  • Register patrons for library cards and programs.
  • Check library materials out/in. Sort and shelve items in our collections for ready access.
  • Assist staff and patrons with computer, device and equipment questions.
  • Assist with readers’ advisory services and to plan and evaluate programs.
  • Explain and administer library policies and procedures.
  • Help create and maintain displays to showcase library collections.


  • Some college coursework preferred
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Knowledgeable with current technologies and digital resources
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and experience using databases

Salary: $16.35 per hour

Hours: Part Time, 25 hours per week, including evenings and weekends

This position includes participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) and generous paid time off. The Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District is a community resource for the advancement of knowledge, and a provider of innovative and informative cultural enrichment for all ages. We aspire to be a recognized leader and collaborative partner in our communities, and an innovator in library best practices.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to: with Branch Services Assistant in the subject line by January 4.