Page – Lynden Library – Closes 5/31/17

Position Page – Lynden Library
Employer Whatcom County Library System
Job Description Sorts and shelves books and other library materials alpha/numerically; performs shelf reading and reorganizes shelves for correct location of materials and attractive appearance of shelves; performs minor repairs on books and library materials; assists patrons with basic circulation tasks; and other similar duties.

Regular hours at Ferndale Public Library; substitute hours at other libraries

Qualification Ability to gain working knowledge of Whatcom County Library System’s policies and procedures; ability to act as a representative of Whatcom County Library System to the public and uphold intellectual freedom standards; ability to perform alpha/numeric filing accurately; ability to learn and utilize the Dewey Decimal System; ability to check materials in and out on the Horizon circulation system; ability to establish priorities and organize workload; ability to maintain tact, courtesy, confidentiality, and strict discretion in dealing with the public; ability to maintain a pleasant and productive working atmosphere. Work requires considerable physical effort in the handling of materials up to 30 pounds and/or continual standing or walking 90%+ of the time. Requires the ability to speak and understand English. Must be 16 years or older to apply.


Days/Hours 12 regular weekly hours, plus additional unscheduled hours up to a total of 1014 hours annually, to substitute for absent staff at all WCLS libraries, including evenings and Saturday and Sunday shifts. Regular schedule: Monday – 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, and Saturday – 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Successful candidates may be required to adapt to future schedule and/or worksite changes depending on library needs.
Contact Info Wendy McLeod, Assistant Branch Manager, 216 4th Street, Lynden, WA  EMAIL:
How to Apply Submit a completed WCLS Employment Application* along with a Supplemental Questionnaire by 9:00 PM WEDNESDAY, 05/31/17 to:

Lynden Library
216 4th Street
Lynden, WA 98264
Attn: Wendy McLeod, Assistant Branch Manager

Position Closes May 31, 2017 at 9:00PM