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Part-time position available for an energetic, team-oriented, tech-savvy Library Aid II Circulation Assistant. Candidate must have a strong public service commitment, positive attitude and be a team player.  This position requires regular contact and collaboration with people of all ages with diverse backgrounds and abilities. Must be available to work closing shifts. Reports to the Circulation Supervisor. Averages 2-3 shifts per week or approximately 12-16 hours per week. Some week day evenings from 4pm-8pm and 1 weekend shift (Saturday 9-5 or Sunday 1-5).


Provides direct assistance to patrons of all ages with basic information regarding use of library materials, equipment, and services.
Uses computer to assist patrons with loans and returns of library items while providing cheerful customer service.
Assists with collection maintenance as part of regular duties.
May be asked to attend professional library conferences, workshops, webcasts, and seminars, read professional literature; attend and participates in staff meeting discussions.
Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED required. HS Students nearing graduation may be considered.
  • Library work experience preferred but will train the right person.

Knowledge of current trends in library services for children and young adults and young adult literature and other materials for youth helpful.
Knowledge of standard library procedures, current information technology, Internet and database search capabilities.
Communicate with others, orally and in writing; correspond often through email.

Must be able to lift and carry bags of books or boxes weighing up to 40 pounds.
Must be able to speak distinctly to large groups.
Must be able to drive a car and hold a valid drivers license.
Must be available to work evenings and weekends.
Must possess physical mobility involving bending, lifting, reading, and hearing.

Send:  Application, cover letter, resume, and three professional work references to:

Employment Application

Library Director
Tonganoxie Public Library
303 S. Bury
Tonganoxie, KS 66086

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Part-Time Office Manager Position

Customer Service is first at Tonganoxie Public. We are reorganizing our super talented staff and utilizing the skills and initiative of the staff members to the library’s advantage. This means we need one person to work 15-20 hours a week as book keeper, purchasing agent, accounts receivable and payable. Extensive experience with Quick Books and Excel required. Some cross-training of other positions will be expected. Morning shift 9AM-12PM Monday-Friday. Starts at $12 per hour.

Job Description:
Office Manager
Primarily uses Quick Books to track library accounts, oversees purchasing of basic supplies for the library, tracks accounts payable and receivable, keeps spread sheets of daily deposits and monthly transactions, generates reports monthly and as needed, tracks and deposits donations and completes small projects as assigned. Cross training for some basic circulation duties will be required. Candidate will work primarily in the library office from 9AM-12PM Monday-Friday. Attendance at 1-2 monthly evening meetings is required.

Detail of Duties:

Balances cash register
Prepares daily deposits
Takes deposits to bank as necessary
Observes cash register for needed change (coins and bills)
Enters information from deposits in xl spreadsheet, reference income, and quick books
Opens mail and distributes
Codes invoices and enter in xl spreadsheet
Enters debits in xl spreadsheet and Quick Books
Prepares invoices for approval
Prepares checks for signatures
Prepares vendor checks for mailing
Provides Director with utility statements to pay online
Copies and distributes pay checks to employees
Enters check numbers in xl spreadsheet
Files accounts payable information, payroll information
Files other monthly forms for retention
Assists Director in retrieving information for auditors
Takes needed action on past due items:
Contacting patron by email then phone call
Prepares and sends past due letters
Prepares and submits materials replacement forms
Tracks registrations and deposits funds for the Annual Library Run

Tracks and deposits donations for the Foundation, the Friends of the Library and the Capital Improvement Fund

Please submit application, resume with cover letter and 3 professional references to

Library Director

Tonganoxie Public Library

303 S Bury Street

Tonganoxie, KS 66086