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MidPointe Library System
May 3, 2024
Middletown, ohio
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MidPointe Library – Shelver – Part Time – Middletown, Ohio

You don't need library experience to become part of our shelver team, we can teach you!

At MidPointe, our mission is to enrich our community through access and experiences. We do that by connecting a curious community to our services & we strive to provide a positive learning experience.

As a shelver, working 16 hours per week, you'll provide excellent customer service to our patrons by accurately and efficiently shelving library materials back onto the shelves, making sure you shelve numerically or alphabetically in the proper order; shift items when necessary; answer customers directional questions; and using lists, pull books from the shelves for holds & discards. You'll also empty and sort book drop materials evaluating the condition of returned the items and use the conveyor belt machinery to check items in and place them on the appropriate cart for shelving.

MidPointe is located on the east side of Butler County, Ohio in a vibrant, dynamic, diverse community that enjoys community support. Nestled between Cincinnati and Dayton, the area has a wide variety of schools, entertainment, dining experiences, sports, and cultural events. We have something for everyone!


  • Be at least 16 years of age.
  • Have customer service experience.
  • Have prior computer/printer experience.
  • Must be able to file numerically and alphabetically.
  • Have attention to detail, be accurate, organized, able to prioritize, multi-task and have good time management skills.
  • Have a strong service ethic, adapt rapidly to change, and thrive in a diverse family friendly environment.
  • Be able to independently (and with others), quickly & favorably respond to new or changed responsibilities and/or situations & be able to prioritize.
  • Must be able to effectively read (including cursive), write, speak, and understand English.
  • Must be able to learn and carry out the responsibilities of the position.
  • Regular and predictable physical attendance is required.


16 hours per week with a varying schedule. A sample schedule could be:

Week 1: Mon 12-4pm, Tues & Thurs 3-7pm, Fri 12-4pm.

Week 2:  Mon 12-4pm, Tues & Thurs 3-7pm, Sat 12-4pm


The pay range is $10.45 - $14.58. The pay rate depends on job factors such as experience, job skills, education, and languages spoken.


Part-time benefits include state retirement plan; direct deposit; accrued vacation and sick time; paid holiday's; granted sick leave for Covid sickness usage; employee assistance plan, and more.


-Must have the ability to reach, move book crates that could weigh up to 75 pounds when full, and move book carts that could weigh up to 200 pounds when full.

-Must be able to work in areas that may contain cleaning odors, dust, or other possible allergens.

-Must possess sufficient manual dexterity sufficient to operate library equipment, including the conveyor belt check-in system.


Complete a required MidPointe Library System employment application found at:

Please, only call the library if you need assistance in completing the required online application.


The full job description for this opening is available on our website at:,