Part-Time Library Assistant/Custodian  (20 hrs/week) – City of Ashland

The Ashland Public Library seeks enthusiastic assistant with strong commitment to public service, knowledge of technology, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Duties include staffing circulation desk, shelving materials, assisting patrons with technology and information needs, readers’ advisory, cleaning and other duties as assigned.

Custodial duties include:

  • Sweeps, and mops floors;
  • Washes walls and windows, dusts and performs other cleaning duties;
  • Dusts surfaces, woodwork, furniture and other equipment;
  • Cleans and mops lavatories and replaces soap, towels, etc.;
  • Empties recycle bins and trash receptacles, inside and out, and collects and disposes of refuse;
  • Moves and arranges chairs, tables and other furniture or equipment;
  • vacuuming;
  • Checks doors to see that they are closed and locked when proper;
  • May perform grounds keeping activities such as cleaning snow, raking leaves, trimming shrubs, and general grounds maintenance such as clearing litter and debris

Hours of work are mainly afternoon/evening and include Saturday hours. The 20 hours will be divided evenly between library assistant duties (10 hours) and custodial duties (10 hours).

Salary: $10.00 per hour.

Apply by: 5/26/17



Ashland City Hall

2304 Silver Street

Ashland, NE 68003


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Kick off summer break at the library!

It’s time to celebrate the end of another school year and the start of a new summer full of activities at the library! Join us for The Goofy Movie on Friday, May 19th at 1:30 PM.

You are welcome to bring your own snacks.

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May Adult Activities Calendar

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Library Closing Early, May 4th

The Library will be closing at 5:30 pm on May 4th, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience. We will resume normal hours on May 5th.

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National Library Week

Help Ashland Public Library celebrate National Library Week by participating in these upcoming events:

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April Adult Calendar

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April Kids Calendar

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Pajama Story Time

Grab your cuddliest pajamas—

It’s time for a story!

Come join us for a few stories and an activity in the kids area before we say goodnight.

All ages are welcome EVERY Thursday evening at 7:30 PM.


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Tweens and teens this is for you, come enjoy the day at a mini-con. Other ages are welcome. We will have a different activity every hour. Have a costume to wear? Great, because we have a costume contest for you!

The 501st Legion will be coming to do a discussion and to take pictures from 1-3pm.

The Schedule:
9 am-Events Begins-
9am- AMV (anime music videos)
10am- Artist Alley and How to draw
11am- Gaming/ Crafts
12-1pm Lunch, we will have food options to purchase if you want to stay at the library.
1pm- 501st Legion discussion
2pm- Costume Contest/ 501st photo opportunities/ Crafts
3pm-Awards for Costume Contest
3:15pm- Cosplay 101
– Doctor Who Jeopardy
4:15pm- Marvel/ DC crossover discussion

We will have a room open to card share/trade/show for all Pokemon, Magic The Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh, or any other cards you want to bring.

Stop by the craft booth from 10- 2pm to make a cubee, shrinky dink, or scratch disk.
Need a patch of scales or a scar, swing by the face paint booth from 9-12pm.

We want to thank all the people who have helped put this day on!

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Free Tax Assistance

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