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MLIS Internship - Part Time, Temporary

Eagle Valley Library District


Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$23.00 per Hour   Calculate


Eagle, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


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Job Description

Position Overview

Practical work experience in a public library. Plan, set up, and conduct children’s library events, passive programming and summer reading. Offer reader's advisory and other library services at the children's service desk, organize and shelve library materials, create props for story times. Recommend library books and materials for acquisition or deletion to a librarian. Assist with marketing of programs to promote services for children.

Accountability: Children’s Librarian or Branch Manager

Hours of Work: Hourly, Part Time [10–12 weeks, 15-19 hours/week]

Work Environment

  • Performs work under typical library conditions
  • Position regularly interacts with other personnel and the public
  • Operates computers and other standard office equipment
  • Activities for children and families may be inside or outside

Qualifications, Education, Experience, and Skills

Enrolled in a Library and Information Science graduate program with coursework in children’s or teen literature AND coursework in programming and storytelling. Interest in working with children. Experience with public speaking and customer service. Familiarity with public library services. Bilingual Spanish language skills are preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Conduct story times and other children's programs as assigned

    Select appropriate books, songs, puppets, fingerplays, etc. 

    Prepare crafts

    Incorporate and inform caregivers about early literacy practices 

Provide assistance and instruction to patrons in choosing books and other materials for borrowing  

Perform general library work as needed, participating in serving on service desks, assisting patrons, shelving, and answering phone calls

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info


All employees accrue paid leave upon hire. Temporary employees accrue one hour of paid leave for every 30 hours worked up to 48 hours per year for various health- and safety-related needs.


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HR Info

Anne Clarke, Business Manager


Posted Feb 8, 2024