Job opportunities at the library
Full-Time Adult Services Librarian
Are you a creative and friendly Librarian, with an interest in providing services to and developing partnerships with the local business community? Knowledgeable about social media and business-focused library resources? The Barrington Area Library is renovating into a 21st century library and seeks a full-time Librarian with a passion for finding opportunities to engage with the business community.
This Librarian is dedicated to exemplary customer service and understands current and emerging technology trends. Well-informed about existing library services and resources for business, this Librarian also has a mind for innovative outreach.
This Librarian position is scheduled for an average of 37.5 hours per week (days, evenings and weekend hours). Flexibility in scheduling is a must. Annual salary from $42,822.00, relevant experience may be considered. This position is classified as Exempt and earns vacation, sick and holiday benefits.
Volunteer opportunities at the library
The Barrington Area Library is currently in need of volunteers for special projects. Accepted volunteers will be required to work independently (after initial training) and commit to a minimum 6 month time period (or until completion of the assigned project). These positions require dedication and great attention to detail and each has a unique skill set involved. Read the various descriptions below and fill out the online application if you are interested in being part of our volunteer team.
Please be aware of the following important items:
- All accepted volunteers age 18 and older are required to satisfactorily complete a criminal background check prior to starting volunteer work.
- Volunteers are not paid positions and are not a promise for paid positions.
- The Barrington Area Library does not accept volunteers for community service hours, under the age of 16 or for special needs cases due to the independent nature of the projects.
Homebound Program Volunteer (read description, fill out application)
Local History Volunteers
Adult Services Local History Volunteer (read description, fill out application)