Assist with the shelving of library material when needed on the bookmobile.
Reading the shelves on the bookmobile to make sure that the books are in numerical and dewy decimal order. Searching the holds pick list and checking-in books after they are found and putting them on the right shelves that are label for branch materials in the garage. Assist in the mailroom with the receiving from UPS. There is however some differences when items received are books. ILLs or Interlibrary loans books are books sent from our library or received from another library for patrons who could not access these materials from our library or vice versa. DILLs are similar to ILLs, but they are books being sent not by mail, but by a special courier service that operates within the state of Florida only. The Deposit books are donated books that the cataloging department, has too many of. They send them to the person who is taking the books out to the deposit sites. We put the Labels on them so we can know which books belong to the deposit collection. These books go out to the Nursing homes and the Assisting Living sites. Assisting with the incoming newspapers and magazines. There is a list in Outreach that has the title of each magazine that we receive, the total amount that is to be delivered and the branch were each copy is going.
Shelving, reading, straightens, and organizes library materials.
Retrieves items on the daily hold list on both bookmobiles.
Opening the Baker & Taylor boxes of books.
Sending back Interlibrary Loan books and the DILLI’s.
Placing deposits labels on books.
Labeling magazines and newspapers.
Packing FOL books in the garage to be sent to our Friends of the Library building.
Some housekeeping chores like dusting or wiping down the counter tops in the office.
Customer services skills. Able to work with staff and general public. Able to stand and walk for extended periods of time. Be able to push and pull heavy carts of books and lift boxes 25lbs up to 50lbs. Able to follow oral and written instructions. Able to work alone at times.
Ability to volunteer Monday through Fridays between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Senior Outreach Library Specialist or Branch Manager in absence of Senior Library Specialist.