The Wilmette Public Library is looking for a highly organized and detail-oriented individual for a part-time Shelver I position in our Materials Management Department. This position will be responsible for shelving and maintaining order for all relevant library materials including reference books, magazines, and audio visual items etc. This position will also handle general customer service requests from patrons as well as basic housekeeping duties throughout the library as needed.

  • Part-time, non-exempt position that averages to approximately 12 hours per week: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00pm – 9:00pm plus every other weekend: Saturdays 9:00am – 5:00pm & Sundays 1:00pm – 5:00pm.
  • Starting hourly rate of $10.14/hour.


  • Successful candidates will be detail-oriented, highly motivated and possess exceptional organizational skills as the ability to sort and shelve efficiently and accuracy is critical.
  • Must be able to sort accurately by alphabetical, numerical, chronological, Dewey Decimal order or departmental classification/shelving schemes.
  • Previous Shelving experience a plus but not required.
  • Possess a positive attitude and approachable personality. Ability to demonstrate excellent customer service skills.
  • Flexibility to pick up extra shifts as needed highly desirable.
  • Ability to take direction and work independently.
  • Must be able to lift approx. 20-25 lbs.
  • HS Dipl/GED req. College degree preferred

Please visit our website at and download an application. All interested applicants must completely fill out and submit application to:

Michael Boone, PHR

Manager of Human Resources

Wilmette Public Library

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Wilmette Public Library is a DDF workplace and an EOE employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.


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