Youth Librarian Position

Library Assistant III/Youth Librarian at Glencoe Public Library

Job Description: Shelves books and materials to their proper location, performs basics of check-in and check-out, requesting materials, and registration of library cards, responds to patron inquiries and assists in locating reference materials, prepares library for opening and closing and performs related work as apparent or assigned. Plan and implement children’s programming (i.e. storytimes, summer reading programs, community outreach, etc). Provides staff and library work direction in the absence of supervisor.

Qualifications: Requires high school diploma and an understanding of library organization and services. Librarians must be able to interact with the wide range of patrons in a courteous and effective manner. Strong communication skills and ability to plan, implement, and promote specialized events, activities, and programs. Ability to operate office and library equipment such as photocopier, printer, computers with Internet and Microsoft Office is needed. Loves working with kids of all ages, being a reader, and library user is preferred.

Physical Requirements: Requires walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, and light lifting up to 25 lbs., feeling, grasping, talking, hearing, and seeing.

Hours: 25-29 hours a week (day times or evenings 4-7 and Saturdays). Additional substituting as needed.

Applications accepted until position is filled. For more information, contact Gabby Fountain at 320-864-3919 at the Glencoe Public Library, Glencoe, Minnesota. An application form may be picked-up at the Glencoe Public Library or found on the Pioneerland Library System website:

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Book Clubs

New members are always welcome! Talk to Bea for more information!

Mystery Book Club

Meets the first Thursday of the month from 3-4 p.m. in the Library’s conference room.
Here are your Mystery Book Club Reads:

June 1st- ” Flicker in the Dark” by Stacy Willingham

Luncheon Book Club

Meets the third Friday of the month from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Library’s conference room.
Don’t forget to bring your own lunch or snack!
Here are you Luncheon Book Club Reads:

June 16th – Discussing author: Sally Hepworth

The Glencoe Library is looking to start NEW book clubs. If times, times, materials, or meeting spaces are an issue, the library can help you with that.
The GPL can also order books for the book club that you and your friends started.

WiFi HotSpots & ChromeBooks Available @ your Library

Need internet at home? Glencoe Library is now offering mobile wifi hotspots for checkout!

The Glencoe Library has SIX T-Mobile wifi hotspots available for checkout. Loan period is 28 days with no renewals. Call us at (320) 864-3919 with your library card number to place a hold on one of these devices. Instructions will be given to you when you pick it up.


New Online Resources!

brainfuse HelpNow is a FREE online tutoring service through Pioneerland Library System.


WANTED: Yearbooks

The Glencoe Public Library is looking to expand their collection of High School yearbooks. We would love your donations.


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