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Library Associate, Circulation. Half Time, 20 hours per week

DUTIES: Circulate Library materials and maintain records such as check out and check in of materials.  Provide customer service such as registering patrons, answer inquiries regarding patron records, direct patrons to appropriate service area or staff, provide general Library information, register voters, and handle emergencies, select and/or mail material.  Operate switchboard/telephones effectively.  Perform data entry […]


Metadata and Cataloging Librarian

Primary Responsibilities Catalogs and classifies physical library materials using OCLC for input into library’s ILS, Polaris Library system. Manages and processes electronic cataloging records into Polaris Library system. Creates original cataloging records for input into OCLC and Polaris Library system. Ensures quality of bibliographic and digital databases through compliance with national and local standards including […]


Customer Experience Manager

Every week more than twenty thousand customers walk into the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, and not just for our books. Over 7,000 meetings and programs take place each year in our meeting spaces. Library staff provide programs and services in schools, childcare facilities, community recreation centers, on library vehicles, at senior living facilities, […]