Library Internship


  • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, library policies and procedures, Dewey Decimal System, literature.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with library patrons, co-workers, and other job contacts.
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive subject matter.
  • Categorize materials in subject, numerical, and alphabetical order.
  • Skill in operation of computer, use of internet, communicating effectively in written and oral form; routine typing; adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing; spelling; maintaining registration and other records; data entry.


  • Provide assistance to patrons at circulation desk
  • Check books in and out; check for damaged or missing items; empties bookdrop; registers new patrons; provide instruction on lending policies and procedures.
  • General office skills required: use copy machine to copy, scan and fax documents for patrons.
  • Collect fees for lost or damaged materials.
  • Answer phone to provide general information and respond to inquiries; transfer call to requested party; take messages.
  • Assist in processing Interlibrary Loan materials
  • Maintain shelves and displays and assist with programs.


  • Close, relatively detailed vision when using computer screen.
  • Digital dexterity when working on the computer.
  • Frequently sits for extended period of time at front desk; stands with shelving books.

Pay: $10.10/hour

Evenings (2/week): 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Every other Saturday: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm



Perry Cook Memorial Public Library

7406 County Road 242

Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338