Job Vacancy: Patron Services (Deadline extended to December 13th)

The Keokuk Public Library is now accepting applications for a full-time Patron Services position with benefits.  A Patron Services librarian provides reference and library services to patrons, implements a variety of programs for the library, and organizes and oversees volunteers.

A Bachelor’s Degree is desired; a college Associate’s degree is required.  Knowledge of computers and software is necessary.  Must be open to learning new software, including desktop publishing and website editing.  Knowledge of libraries is a plus.  Must be able to work well with frequent interruptions, be detail-oriented, and be able to follow instructions and work independently.  Should have an awareness of the community and a passion for engaging patrons from all backgrounds and ages.  A positive and enthusiastic approach to providing library services is desired.

Must reside in the state of Iowa and within 10 miles of Keokuk city limits.  An EOE employer.

Send resume and application by December 9th to: Keokuk Public Library, 210 N. 5th Street, Keokuk, IA 52632.  Applications are at the library, and online (below):

Job Descriptions

KPL Job Applications

NOTE: Applications and resumes are kept on file for up to 6 months.

Keokuk Public Library

210 N. 5th Street

Keokuk, IA 52632


Library Hours:

Monday - Thursday (June - August): 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Monday - Thursday (September - May): 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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