EDIT: Position has been filled as of 1/17/24

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Coffeyville Public Library Position Description

Title: Page/Shelver

Reports to:  Library Director

General Summary: Shelves materials in proper order, keeps library looking attractive, assists patrons in finding and checking out materials, assists children’s librarian with activity/program preparation

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide consistent, gracious and friendly service to patrons and other staff
  • Arrange library materials on the shelves, according to classification number, alphabetically by author then alphabetically by title
  • Assist in checking materials in and out
  • Shelve magazines and manage in house use of magazines
  • Assist patrons in finding information and in the use of special equipment
  • Assist in general maintenance of library collection, display areas, and appearance
  • Use a variety of office equipment
  • Use library automated system
  • Assist other staff as needed
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Library Director

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Some knowledge of library classification systems and basic office procedure
  • Ability to organize numbers and letters in proper order
  • Knowledge of library services and procedures
  • Ability to learn operation of machines such as computer, copier, fax
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with other staff
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with a diverse public


  • Completion of 9th grade

Working Conditions:

  • Normal library working conditions
  • Periodic reaching, stooping and bending
  • Lifting and carrying 50 pounds or less
  • 18 hours per week, includes evening and Saturdays