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Posted 6/28/2024 - will be posted a minimum of 2 weeks or until position is filled

Library Assistant Opening

(guaranteed 12 hours up to 15 hours per week @ $17.00/hour) We are seeking a motivated & socially outgoing worker with a high school diploma or equivalent. This job you will be expected to interact with the public of all ages, so communication skills are a must. In this position you will be expected to assist library patrons with readers advisory, be able to research and answer reference questions, check in and out materials, be able to assist with photocopying & computer usage. Other requirements include being able to alphabetize and have a basic knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System to aid in shelving and locating materials. Must be able to perform basic clerical work, including being able to operate a computer. Assisting with programming for all ages is a must in all stages: development, planning and implementation. In this position you will work mostly with children when it comes to programming, including running the after school programs on Wednesday afternoons. Currently work hours are Monday: 4pm – 7pm, Wednesdays: 2pm – 7pm during the school year (4pm – 7pm, when school is not in session) & Saturdays: 10:00am – 4:00 pm). Hours may vary based on various other variables.

For more details about the expectation of this position you may click the link below "Library Assistant Job Description".

Application may be downloaded from link below. Fill out application and turn in to library at your convenience. Resumes are encouraged. 


Book Club

Please join our book discussion group "Book Chat". We read a variety of books including fiction, nonfiction, young adult fiction, and sometimes even juvenile fiction. 

New faces are ALWAYS welcome. If you miss the meeting, you may still stop into the library anytime to pick up a copy of the book for the next meeting. This group meets the first Thursday of each month unless otherwise noted at 6:00 pm.

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2024 Schedule

Title Author Meeting
Bring Your Own Book   January 4, 2024

The Seed Keeper *A24

Diane Wilson February 1, 2024
The Secret Book of Flora Lea Patti Callahan Henry March 7, 2024
The Housemaid Frieda McFadden April 4, 2024
The Escape Artist Jonathan Freedland May 2, 2024
Every Summer After Carley Fortune June 6, 2024
NO MEETING   July 2024

Tumble *K24
Hollow Fires *T24

Celia C. Perez
Samira Ahmed

August 1, 2024
The Diamond Eye Kate Quinn September 5, 2024
A Flicker in the Dark Stacy Willingham October 3, 2024
The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches Sangu Mandanna November 7, 2024
The Measure Nikki Erlick December 5, 2024


*All Iowa Reads Titles (AIR)

  • K = Kid selection
  • T = Teen selection
  • A = Adult selection


2023 Schedule

Title Author Meeting
Open Discussion   January 4, 2023

The Reading List

Sara Nisha Adams February 1, 2023
The Orphans of Davenport Marilyn Brookwood March 7, 2023
The Guncle Steven Rowley April 4, 2023
How High We Go In The Dark *A23 Dequoia Nagamatsu May 2, 2023
The 100 Years of Lenni and Margo Marianne Cronin June 6, 2023
NO MEETING   July 2023

The Golden Hour *K23
The Firekeeper's Daughter *T23

Niki Smith
Angeline Boulley

August 1, 2023
Under the Whispering Door T.J. Klune September 5, 2023
People We Meet on Vacation Emily Henry October 3, 2023
The Last Thing He Told Me Laura Dave November 7, 2023
The Dictionary of Lost Words Pip Williams December 5, 2023


*All Iowa Reads Titles (AIR)

  • K = Kid selection
  • T = Teen selection
  • A = Adult selection

2022 Schedule

Title Author Meeting
Open Discussion   January 6, 2022

The Butterfly Effect *A22 

Rachel Mans McKenny February 3, 2022
American Prison Shane Bauer March 3, 2022
Anxious People Fredrik Backman April 7, 2022
Dial A For Aunties Jesse Q Sutanto May 5, 2022
Dear Evan Hansen Val Emmich June 2, 2022
NO MEETING   July 2022

The Lonely Heart of Maybelle Lane *K22
What I Carry *T22

Kate O'Shaughnessy
Jennifer Longo

August 4, 2022
Death on the Nile Agatha Christie September 1, 2022
Kindred Octavia Butler October 6, 2022
The Dutch House Ann Patchett November 3, 2022
The Midnight Library Matt Haig December 1, 2022


*All Iowa Reads Titles (AIR)

  • K = Kid selection
  • T = Teen selection
  • A = Adult selection

2021 Schedule

Title Author Meeting
Open Discussion   January 7, 2021

Little Faith *A21 

Nickolas Butler February 4, 2021
The Soul of an Octopus Sy Montgomery March 4, 2021
Rebecca Daphne DuMaurier April 1, 2021
White Fragility Robin Diangelo May 6, 2021
Story of Edgar Sawtelle David Wroblewski June 3, 2021
NO MEETING   July 2021

Pie in the Sky *K21
Patron Saints of Nothing *T21

Remy Lain
Randy Ribay

August 5, 2021
Hillbilly Elegy J. D. Vance September 2, 2021
Eleanor Oliphant is Completly Fine Gail Honeyman October 7, 2021
The Guest List Lucy Foley November 4, 2021
American Dirt American Dirt December 2, 2021


*All Iowa Reads Titles (AIR)

  • K = Kid selection
  • T = Teen selection
  • A = Adult selection


2020 Schedule

Title Author Meeting
Open Discussion   January 2, 2020

The Hate U Give

Angie Thomas February 6, 2020
The Mothers *A20 Brit Bennett March 5, 2020
Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History Keith O'Brein April 2, 2020
Less Andrew Greer May 7, 2020
Catch 22 Josheph Heller June 4, 2020
NO MEETING   July 2020

The Parker Ineritance *K20
Hey Kiddo *T20

Varian Johnson
Jarrett Krosoczka

August 6, 2020
Dandelion Wine Ray Bradbury September 3, 2020
The Dry Jane Harper October 1, 2020
Beneath a Scarlet Sky Mark Sullivan November 5, 2020
Whistling Past the Graveyard Susan Crandall December 3, 2020


*All Iowa Reads Titles (AIR)

  • K = Kid selection
  • T = Teen selection
  • A = Adult selection