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    U.S.SENATOR
    SHERROD BROWN

    Sunday, February 2, 2 pm at Main Library
    Ohio’s senior U.S. senator will discuss his new book, Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America.

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    NEW YEAR'S
    RESOLUTIONS

    By making your resolutions realistic, there is a greater chance you will succeed. Check out these programs when thinking about your New Year’s resolution.

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    HISTORICAL
    PROGRAMS

    Start the new year off right and join us for a variety of historical programs involving geneaology, books and more!

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    YOUR JOURNEY
    STARTS HERE

    Whether traveling solo or planning your next family trip, try some of the best travel guides the library has to offer to assist you.

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    JOIN THE CLUB
    @ THE LIBRARY

    You likely wouldn’t be surprised to see a book discussion club/group meeting at the library, but did you know there are so many more opportunities to be a club/group participant.

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NEW & NOTABLE

Browse bestsellers, movies, music and other titles just added to the library catalog! Formerly known as “Featured Item Lists”.

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DATABASES

Research? We have you covered! Select any of our web-based reference databases for all of your research needs.

Databases by Subject or Databases A-Z

DIGITAL MEDIA

Borrow free TV shows, movies, ebooks, audiobooks, comics, and music with your ASCPL library card.

Digital Media

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Main Library

60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio 44326
330.643.9000

Monday: 10 am - 8 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 8 pm
Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm

Drive-Up Window closes ten minutes before the building closes for the day

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Public Services Assistant II

Date: December 30, 2019
Location:
Main Library - Science & Technology Division
Hours: Part-Time (22.5 hours), including evening and weekend hours
Salary: Grade 7, $14.07/hour/Non-Exempt (new rate effective 1/9/2020)

Responsibilities:

Assists customers in the routine selection and location of library materials and in utilizing library technology; answers routine reference questions; performs opening and closing routines; performs a variety of clerical tasks and other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

An interest in and aptitude for library work; willingness to learn professional library techniques; good customer-relation skills, including experience with difficult and demanding customers; record-keeping ability; ability to perform simple typing/PC tasks with reasonable speed and accuracy; ability to handle delivery bags and push book carts loaded with materials with or without reasonable accommodation; customer service experience, high school diploma or equivalent, and completion of two years of college required; previous library work experience, an affinity for science and technology area subjects; and possession of a bachelor’s degree preferred.  

Application Deadline:

January 13, 2020

For consideration, applicants must either submit a resume or complete an Employment Application in the Human Resources Department at Main Library. Resumes should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or should be mailed to:

Human Resources
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001

 

THE AKRON-SUMMIT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Job Listings Hotline: 330-643-9105