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Now Hiring

The Pontiac Public Library is seeking a 
Part-Time Circulation Clerk

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide circulation services, including checking library items in and out, issuing and renewing library cards, assisting patrons with the online library catalog and item searches, recording memorial and donation information, collecting fees and damage charges, answering phone calls, shelving, and shelf reading.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with the Head of Circulation.
  • Provide readers’ advisory and reference service for all ages, requesting back-up assistance when appropriate or needed.
  • Perform typing and other duties as assigned.
  • Provide support for adult and youth services, including assisting with programs as needed.
  • Cooperate as a team member with the library staff in performing any duty essential to the achievement of efficient library operations.


  • High School Diploma- some college or College Degree preferred
  • Previous library experience preferred
  • Dependable, strong work habits
  • Customer Service awareness and perspective
  • Typing ability
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to file alphabetically and numerically
  • Ability to understand classification symbols and the shelving system
  • Open availability, including evenings and weekends

Interested applicants should complete and submit
an application to the Library Director and email a letter and resume to 

Applications are available at the Library Circulation Desk.



Lunch & a Movie

Saturday, January 21st
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Pack a sack lunch and join us as we adventure to Arendelle.  Watch and sing along with your favorite Frozen characters Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Sven, & Olaf.

Popcorn will be provided.



We are selling some
superhero collectibles.  

Stop on in to view these
special items for sale. 


Justice Lord the Flash:
Ebay $90  Library $40
Batman bank: $17.00  Library $10
Batmobile:  Ebay $35  Library $20
Superman:  Ebay $10  Library $6
Killer Croc: Ebay $24.99  Library $15
31" tall Batman:  Ebay $125  Library $80

Story Time   
Lego Club 
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 10:00 AM. 
We will have a new story and a short craft project each week.  For more information, ask a librarian.
Every Wednesday at
4:00 PM. Children will be guided through a group-build project and then have free time to build their own
creations.  For 
more information, ask a librarian.