The Stromsburg Public Library is hiring a library intern. Must be able to start immediately. This is a temporary position for approximately 100 hours and will be a paid position at $9.00/hr. Duties may include working with the summer reading program, working the front desk, assisting staff with social media and attending library meetings with the director. Apply at the library.
Funding for the internship program is supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Nebraska Library Commission, in partnership with the Nebraska Library Systems.
Internship duties may include:
- Assisting at circulation desk, which includes checking materials in and out, answering the phone, taking interlibrary loan requests, and assessing and collecting fines.
- Assisting patrons with library computer and reference questions as needed.
- Assisting patrons with the use of office and library equipment.
- Reshelving, maintaining and straightening books, newpapers, periodicals and other materials.
- Assisting Summer Reading Coordinator in developing and making items to be used for the summer reading program including craft projects, bulletin boards and other tasks.
- Assisting Summer Reading Coordinator with conducting summer reading programs on Wednesday mornings in July as well assisting Library Director with other children’s programs in June and July.
- Attending library meetings with director to understand the broad scope of library work.
- Assisting staff in publication to social media sites, webpages, and advertisements of events.
Must be able to attend majority of these events:
- June 12 – Extension office program
- June 19 or July 17 or August 21 – 7 pm – Board meeting
- June 13 or 20 –9 am – 11 am- Polk County Libraries meeting/meeting with Commissioners
- June 23 – 9 am – 4 pm – CASTL meeting in Wahoo
- June 26 – Extension office program
- July 5, 12, 19, 26 – 8 am – noon (at least) – Summer reading programs in the library or nursing home
- July 31 – 8 am – noon – Edgerton Explorit Portable Planetarium Event at the Civic Center
- August 1 – 6:30 pm – Summer Reading Tailgate