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Part-time Librarian I/Library Assistant I


The Mill Valley Public Library is looking for a part-time librarian who is passionate about public service, shows initiative, has a strong work ethic, and has an interest in programming to work the adult and/or children’s desk. This is a great opportunity to get experience in programming, reference work, and reader’s advisory. Part-time staff are encouraged to develop their own programs and initiatives and are given opportunities to attend training to advance their careers. You will work in a very fast-paced, collaborative environment.  


3 -12 hours per week depending on availability.

Salary: $20.56 - $37.54/hour depending on experience and education.


Staffing the Adult and/or Children’s Reference Desk is the primary responsibility of this position. A knowledge of literature or the desire to read widely is essential in making book recommendations and is an important part of the job. All staff are given the opportunity to develop and participate in programming and outreach. This position has a schedule that includes afternoons, nights and weekends. The Mill Valley Library is fast-paced and innovative. The person in this position needs to learn new skills quickly, adapt easily to change, be detail-oriented, and patron focused.?Most part-time staff are cross trained to work in other Departments as needed.


  • Provide reference services including readers’ advisory.
  • Help select books for personalized reading lists and book packs for children and teens (Children's Reference).
  • Assist in planning and implementing programming and conducting outreach.
  • Support the Library's initiatives that seek to increase diversity, equity and inclusiveness including work on diversifying the collection.
  • Provide the best service possible to all patrons with consistency and in line with library policies.
Applicants must apply through CalOpps here: https://www.calopps.org/mill-valley/job-20324967

The City of Mill Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Position: Part-time Librarian I/Library Assistant I
Organization: Mill Valley Public Library
Location: Mill Valley,  CA 
United States
Salary: $20.56 - $37.54/hour depending on experience and education.
Posting Start Date: 12/8/2022
Date Posted: 12/8/2022


  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Experience or interest in working with children, teens, and/or adults.

  • Must be detail-oriented and capable of problem-solving.
  • Assists in the general operation of the Library.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Self-motivation to learn new skills.
  • Knowledge of readers advisory.


  • Experience with integrated library automation system, preferably Sierra.
  • A Masters in Library Science (M.L.S or M.L.I.S.) or current enrollment in an ALA accredited school program.
  • Experience with other library duties (collection development, programming, cataloging, etc.).
  • Computer competency in Microsoft Office applications, familiarity with both Macs and PCs and general ability to adapt to new software.
Status: This listing expires on: 2/6/2023
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Mill Valley Public Library
375 Throckmorton Ave.

Mill Valley,  CA 94941
United States
(415) 384-4730
Kristen Clark