Bethalto Public Library

Employment Opportunities

Do you like people and books? We're currently looking for someone to join our team as a Library Clerk.

You get to work with our amazing community members, answering questions, checking out books, and providing a wonderful place for people to visit and enjoy right in our town.


This is a part-time, hourly position that pays $14.00 per hour. There is PTO but no medical benefits.

Work hours vary but you must be available to work both day and evening hours and two weekends per month.

Daily tasks include:

  • Assisting people who visit the Library
  • Answering questions
  • Using a computer
  • Internet searching
  • Answering and making phone calls
  • Checking in and out Library materials
  • Keeping the Library tidy


Our mission involves sharing the joy of reading and connecting people to resources, technology, and other people in our community. You MUST believe in the value of reading and of offering friendly, helpful service to every person.

What we are looking for in a person:

  • Exceptional customer service
  • Listens well
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Embraces change and loves learning new things
  • Is comfortable using computers, mobile devices and searching the internet
  • Cooperates well with fellow employees
  • Is friendly and enjoys interacting with all different kinds of people!


Send your application and cover letter to In your cover letter or email, please describe your experience with libraries.

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Application For Employment

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Clerk Job Description