The Plainfield Public Library District is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to educate, inform, entertain, and culturally enrich our community. As such, our Library celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment. We believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees.

Shelving Assistants

Do you like to put things in order? Are you energetic and do you like areas neat and orderly? We have the job for you! The Plainfield Public Library District has two openings for part-time Shelving Assistants.

The responsibilities of a Shelving Assistant include shelving materials, emptying indoor and outdoor book returns, and directing patrons as needed.

These are high energy positions involving stairs, stooping, and pushing loaded, heavy carts. It also requires effective communication, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently.

The positions are part-time, non-exempt, and pay $11.00 per hour. 

We have two positions available:

Shelving Assistant – Evening (up to 14.5 hours per week)

Monday 5pm – 9pm
Tuesday 6pm – 9pm
Wednesday 6pm – 9pm
Saturday 9am – 1:30 or 1pm – 5pm (rotating shifts)

Shelving Assistant – Day (up to 16.5 hours per week)

Thursday 10 am – 4 pm
Friday 11am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 1:30 or 1pm – 5pm (rotating shifts)

Please see the job description for more information. To apply, email a completed job application to