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Kenton County Public Library
Kenton County, KY
Job Summary
Job Description


  • Sort items to be shelved (numerically and alphabetically) and load book carts.
  • Shelve materials in appropriate areas.
  • Straighten shelves and check for accuracy of item placement.
  • Clear materials from tables, shelves, and play areas and return to appropriate place.
  • Maintain familiarity with basic ILS functions; ability to assist the Circulation Department with checking items in and out and various department functions.
  • Maintain familiarity with the KCPL website (catalog, events, databases)
  • Assist patrons with basic KCPL website and catalog use and location of items; escort patron to the appropriate service desk or staff member for additional assistance.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be 16 years of age.
  • Ability to shelve materials accurately in alphabetic or Dewey Decimal order.
  • Ability to work well with other staff and to create a positive impression with

library patrons.

  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently or with others in a busy department.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 30 lbs up to 10 ft.
  • Ability to push or pull loaded book carts weighting up to 100 lbs.
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, reach and stretch to retrieve and replace books.
  • Experience using windows-based PCs and software; Internet and e-mail experience; ability and willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies.

Salary:  $8.55/hour

Contact:  If you have the qualifications for this position please apply at

The Kenton County Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

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