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Student Library Aide 

The Paola Free Library is accepting applications for 3 part-time Aides to start August of 2014.  The primary responsibility for this position is to shelve returned books and to maintain accuracy of shelving order.  Aides will perform a variety of other tasks which include working the circulation desk, answering the telephone, and helping library patrons to locate materials and use the computers and microfilm.  A complete job description is available upon request.

  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, e-mail, and internet searching.
  • High degree of organizational skills.
  • Friendly and helpful personality.
  • Must be able to pass background check and drug screen. 

During the school year, Aides will work approximately 15 hours per week including Saturdays.  During the summer they will work a combination of daytime, evening, Saturdays for a total of 20 to 30 hours per week. The position pays $7.25 per hour.

Qualified individuals may pick up an application at the Paola Free Library at 10 W Peoria in Paola or download an application below.  Applications may be returned to the Library in person; mailed to Rosy King, Paola Free Library, P.O. Box 387, Paola, KS 66071; or e-mailed to

Application initial review is July 15, 2014.  Position will remain open until filled.

For further information contact Rosy King at 913-259-3655 or at or contact:                

           Vicki Belt, Human Resources Director
Paola City Hall
          19 E Peoria
, P.O. Box 409
          Paola, KS 66071         
          Phone: (913) 259-3600
          Fax: (913) 259-3610
          E-mail Address

The City of Paola is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Employment Application

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