Library Assistant opening

The City of Prairie City, Iowa (pop. 1708) is accepting applications for a part-time Library Assistant to work on an as-needed basis.  This position reports to the Library Director and will be responsible for running the library in the absence of other Library staff.  Duties include, but are not limited to, shelving library materials in the correct location, interacting and assisting patrons, working the circulation desk, accurately entering patron information into the computer system, assisting patrons in the use of the library and the public access computers, providing staff support for programs and services.  Must be willing to work during library hours, including evenings, if needed, and at least one Saturday morning per month.

Must possess a high school education, be at least 18 years of age, and be able to pass a background check. Salary is dependent upon qualifications.  Application and resume can be mailed to Prairie City Public Library, P.O. Box 113, Prairie City, Iowa 50228 or emailed to by 4 pm on October 21, 2022.  AA/EOE/ADA

 The complete job description is available online at:

The employment application is available at the Library, City Hall, or online at: