Substitute Research and Instruction Librarian

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Are you a self-starter who enjoys helping people and only wants to work every now and then? Do you have experience providing research services in a public library that embraces change? If so, you might be just the person for us.

The primary responsibilities for this position are to staff the research (reference) desk and performing ready reference, readers advisory, conducting searches, instructing customers on the use of computers, smartphones and tablets, helping customers write resumes and conduct job searches, and assisting customers with the use of library equipment.

Work is as-needed when regular staff is unavailable. Work could be between 9 am – 8 pm Monday through Thursday or 9 am – 5 pm on Fridays and Saturdays and can be for our Delmar Avenue or Johnson Road locations. Scheduled work can be from 4 to 8 hours a day.

Qualifications include a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university. A minimum of two years of reference experience at a public library is preferred. This is a contracted position, paid at an hourly rate. Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

2001 Delmar

OpenToday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

2145 Johnson

OpenToday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

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  • Story Time May 22, 2024 at 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Six Mile Regional Library District, 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Story TimeEnjoy stories, music, and crafts!Mondays at 10 AM SMRLD, 2145 Johnson Rd&Wednesdays at 4:30 PM SMRLD, 2001 Delmar AveQuestions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720
  • Wednesday Readers May 22, 2024 at 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Wednesday ReadersGrades 7-12  Snacks | Crafts Games | Book Talksin the Teen RoomEvery Wednesday5:30 PM at SMRLD, 2001 Delmar AveQuestions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720
  • The University of Illinois Extension & 4H Present: Ready4Work May 22, 2024 at 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm The University of Illinois Extension & 4H present: Ready4WorkFor teens, grades 7-12Every WednesdayApril 10 - May 155:30 PMSMRLD, 2001 Delmar AveLearn life skills focusing on college readiness, financial literacy, and leadership. As well as how you build a resume and cover letter, dressing for success, interviewing skills, career planning, social media etiquette, time management and more.Snacks will…
  • ​Job Search Training Session Series May 23, 2024 at 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ​Job Search Training Session Series presented by expert, Frank AlanizLinkedin Optimization  - Thursday, March 14th from 2-3:30 PMMind Map to Prepare for a New Job  - Thursday, April 11th from 2-3:30 PMCreating Your Resume - Thursday, May 23rd from 2-3:30 PMLibrary Training and Events Room, 2001 Delmar Ave, In person and via Zoom.Come in person and receive a five minute…
  • Play & Learn For Babies & Toddlers May 24, 2024 at 10:00 am – 10:45 am Six Mile Regional Library District, 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Play & Learn For Babies & ToddlersFridays, March 8 & 22Fridays, April 12 & 26Friday, May 10 & 2410 AM at SMRLD, 2001 Delmar AveQuestions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720

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