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Beaver Memorial Library

Start date: May 15, 2021

End date: August 15, 2021

The Beaver Area Memorial Library has one paid position available for the summer of 2021. The library is looking for an individual with an interest in education, library science, or other community-related major to assist with our summer children's programs in-library and at outreach locations. The position will be paid $8.50/hour up to 37.5 hours per week with flexible hours, including some evenings and Saturdays.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with and creating both in-person and virtual activities centered on literacy for children ages 0-17
  • Preparing materials for children's activities
  • Processing, maintaining, and helping users navigate the online summer reading challenge through the Beanstack online platform
  • Updating the library's website and social media pages with programming information
  • Managing program registrations online, by phone, and in-person
  • Assisting with library operations including shelving books and circulation duties
  • Providing assistance to patrons with printing, scanning, and faxing


Interested individuals please submit a letter of interest and completed employment application to Jennifer Cribbs, Children's Librarian at or directly to the Beaver Area Memorial Library, 100 College Ave, Beaver, PA 15009. Applications may be obtained from the library or printed from
POSITION: Part-time Circulation Clerk
Monaca Public Library

Monday - Thursday evenings from 4:00 to 8:00 and no weekend hours

Duties include:
  • Develop and implement children and young adult programs
  • Maintain statistics - number of programs offered, attendance by adult and children
  • Create displays and bulletin boards to enhance and promote the library
  • Perform full range of circulation desk procedures using the automation system
  • Maintain collection by shelving materials and periodic shelf reading
  • Answer telephones and provide accurate information to patrons
  • Assist with processing library materials for the collection
  • Other related duties as required
  • High school graduate
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Basic typing/computer skills
  • Flexibility to deal with multiple and extra unexpected tasks and patrons
  • Ability to learn automated circulation system and library circulation policies and procedures
  • Child Abuse History and Criminal History Clearances must be provided at time of hire.

Applications available at the Monaca Library 998 Indiana Avenue 2nd Floor Monaca, PA. 15061-2020
Under direction from the Library Board of Trustees, develops, administers, supervises and coordinates the work of the Library and staff, performs managerial duties related to personnel, budget, collection development, building maintenance, grant writing, library operations and services in conformity of the policies established by the Board of Trustees.

$14-$15 per hour depending upon experience. 20-28 hours per week.
Minimum Qualifications:
At least 2 academic years of college education and completed or willing to complete 9 credit hours of library science courses and prior experience in a library setting. PA state clearances and references are mandatory.
To Apply:
Please send cover letter, resume and three professional references to
Position: Children's Services Librarian
New Brighton Public Library

REPORTS TO: Library Director

TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK: This job description is designed to accurately reflect job duties. However, it may not be all-inclusive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar or a logical assignment to the position.
  • Plans programs and initiatives for children, parents/caregivers and families, focusing primarily on the elementary-middle school population (ages 5-14 years). Interest/experience with STEAM and emerging technologies highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of how to do virtual programming through Facebook, YouTube, etc.
  • Provides liaison and outreach services to schools (public, private, parochial) and community organizations.
  • Supports programs and services for babies through preschoolers as needed.
  • Recommends and enforces library policies and procedures, especially as they pertain to children, parents and families.
  • Compiles statistics and reports monthly to the Library Director.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with local municipalities, local libraries, and other agencies serving children in the community.
  • Represents the library at local meetings and conferences to strengthen skills, interact with fellow professionals and contribute to the library profession.
  • Pursues professional development and continuing education opportunities annually

  • Thorough knowledge of library services for children, parents/caregivers and families.
  • Knowledge of children's literature and resources and the reading habits of children, particularly for the elementary - middle school audience.
  • Knowledge of public library services and operations.
  • Knowledge of cloud computing.
  • Knowledge of adult reading habits and interests a plus.
  • Communicate effectively in person, in writing, on the telephone, via email and social media to residents of all ages.
  • Strong information seeking skills.
  • Comfortable preparing and presenting material before an audience.
  • Critical thinking, problem solving, decision making and mediation skills and techniques needed.
  • Accurate and attentive to detail.
  • Organization and prioritization of workload.
  • Excellent teaching skills, relating to resources, STEAM, and other programs.
  • Proficient in navigating the Windows environment.
  • Excellent computer software skills, including Microsoft Office, email and electronic calendar (Outlook).
  • Excellent Internet and database searching skills across a variety of browsers.
  • Comfortable performing activities on a variety of devices, including smartphones, tablets, etc.
  • Experience with ebooks strongly preferred.
  • Able to serve as an advocate for children, parents/caregivers and families and clearly and persuasively vocalize what's needed to serve them successfully.
  • Able to work well with people of all ages, but especially children, in a cheerful and enthusiastic manner.
  • A team player, able to lead or assume a supporting role as needed.
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to think creatively, outside the box, and to take risks.
  • Able to exercise good judgment, courtesy and tact.
  • Able to teach children and parents/caregivers to use library resources.
  • Able to carefully plan, organize and prioritize workload.
  • Able to interpret and compile statistics.
  • Able to troubleshoot technology a plus.
***This position requires stamina and physical endurance to conduct programs for children. It requires the ability to repeatedly lift, carry and shelve books and toys, interact with children on their level and move around the library.

  • Minimum Associate's degree. Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum one (1) year library experience preferred.
  • Any equivalent of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

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Please note:

All positions at New Brighton Public Library require a Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, as well as an FBI Background Check.

The library will reimburse new hires for these clearances 3 months after employment.
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