Do you enjoy working with children and teens? Do you plan a career working with young people? Would you like practical work experience in a public library this summer? Summer is the busiest time in the public library for programs for children and their families. The Louisville Public Library is looking for an organized, friendly and energetic intern who can take initiative as well as work with a team of Children's Librarians. This internship allows 15 work hours per week from approximately May 20th through July 26th, and provides the opportunity to work directly with children and teens.
Under the guidance of Children's Librarians, the summer intern will assist in preparing and presentating summer programs, offer reader's advisory and other library services at the Children's service desk, organize and shelve library materials, create props for story times, may present preschool story times.
Examples of Duties:
Assist Children's Librarians
- In outreach to schools.
- In program preparation, setup, decorating and presentation.
- Prepare crafts for library events.
- Create flannel board story pieces or other props to be used in story times and other events.
- Directing the work of summer reading Teen Squad volunteers as needed.
To see more detail and to apply, please visit http://www.louisvilleco.gov/government/departments/employment-human-resources/current-employment-opportunities