Part-Time Assistant Librarian - Adult Services

The Barrington Area Library is recruiting for a part-time Assistant Librarian.

This person will:
▶ serve as primary point of contact for customers at service desks.
▶ actively promote library services, materials, and programs to customers.
▶ provide reference and reader’s advisory services.
▶ assist customers with a variety of technology services.

About you:
▶ You excel at listening, understanding, and communicating with customers.
▶ You feel confident being a champion of our library services with customers.
▶ You have relevant technology and social media experience.
▶ You’re inspired by what makes our library and our community unique.

Requirements and Skills:
This position requires a bachelor’s degree. Preference may be given to candidates who can communicate via their cover letter and resume a history of customer based work environment, as well as demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, digital literacy, and customer service skills.

Hours, Salary, and Benefits:
This part-time librarian position is scheduled for an average of 19 hours per week (including day, evening, and weekend hours). Flexibility in scheduling is a must for all team members and the hourly wage begins at $17.65 per hour.

To Apply: Read the full job description and consider bringing your talents/skills to the Barrington Area Library’s Adult Services team. Complete, save and send the PDF application and email it, along with a cover letter describing your interest and a resume, to

About the library:
Our revitalized, 21st century library is a busy, friendly place that supports lifelong, active learning, and an appreciation for creativity and innovation. Customers of all ages and interests visit our library, expecting to find excellent and informed service, programs and workshops that enrich and inspire, and spaces designed for private work and group collaboration.