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Saturday, October 16, 2021

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ATTENTION: Chrisney Branch Hours until further notice starting Monday, 10.11.2021

1:00-5:00 on M, W, F and CLOSED: T, Th, Sat & Sun.    We apologize for any inconvenience.


Spencer County is RED (per advisory level) 10.11.2021.  Updated on Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m.   

Masks are Highly Recommended.   Click here for more COVID-19 Information 


10.14.21 Employment Opportunities:  Click here:  Youth Services Librarian  & Chrisney Branch Library Assistant/Day Clerk

Position Title: Branch Library Assistant/Day Clerk    https://www.lincolnheritage.lib.in.us/joomla/images/PDF/Aboutus/Emp_Application.pdf
Summary of job responsibilities
Performs a wide variety of general library work in technical and/or public services to assist patrons with daily operational needs of the Chrisney Branch, such as copy cataloging, processing, and circulation and shelving library materials; performs related duties as assigned. Some weekend hours required and additional hours as necessary to meet the needs of library operation. This is a part-time 30 hours per week position.
Job duties
Provides service at the circulation desk including: prepares Chrisney Branch for opening/closing; greets and directs patrons to various locations or locates materials; checks materials in and out using computer terminal; answers the phone; registers new patrons on library computer system; uses computer terminal to provide information to the public or explains how to use the library’s computer system; receives and resolves complaints or refers public to a director; collects and records fines and fees. Counts the desk collections before leaving and enters totals at least once a week. Sends the deposit bag with the week’s desk collections to the Main Library in Dale weekly. Works in library technical service area and provides services including: jacketing books, cataloging, stamping and making ready for the new materials section. Checks in Evergreen transit materials and shelves them on the “hold” shelf. Locates materials, answer questions, request materials through ILL to the Outreach Librarian, and refers patrons to outside services when appropriate in order to provide information services to patrons. Develops programming for the branch, in addition to programs the Youth Services Librarian does at the branch. Maintains library public area in clean and orderly fashion by maintaining displays, and general cleaning and/or organizing tasks; performs other related duties as required. Keeps Director informed of any needs at the branch, both inside the building and outside. Supervises volunteers who shelve materials at the branch.
Minimum qualifications
High school graduate or GED requirement and preferably three (3) years general library experience.
This position requires the employee hold an LC6 Indiana Library Certification Certificate and keep the certificate current by acquiring the necessary LEU’s through webinars, conferences and workshops within a 5-year period. An LC6 includes 3 years of library experience OR 9 hours of college level Library Science credit (any 3 courses)
Applicants are subject to a criminal background check.
Please email a cover letter, resume, application and three references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., send via mail: PO Box 784, Dale, IN 47523 or hand deliver to either branch.