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Rippey Public Library Duties of the Librarian Policy Approved May 26, 2015

A general nature of the duties of the librarian approved May 26, 2015

Duties of the Rippey Public Librarian

These duties shall include:
          Overall operation, organization, display of the library
          Maintain scheduled hours
          Open and close library and building
          Maintain collection information for reporting
          Daily check mail, drop-box, shelf reading
          Deposit money received by mail 
          Be familiar with and maintain official written library policies
          Order supplies as needed
          Maintain keys for library
 Assist patrons in:

         locating information
         Use of computers
         Checking in/out of library materials
         Phone contacts
        Copy patron documents


         prepare for Board meetings
         Provide agenda, necessary information
         Provide bills
         Post monthly Board agenda

 Participate in Greene County Librarian Association
        Attend their meetings
        Report back to Board appropriate information

 Prepare annual reports to Greene County and State of Iowa

 Prepare Summer Reading Program and other programs
        Seek Board assistance & community volunteers

 New materials
       Order books, magazines, DVDs, CDs
       Receive donated library additions
       Process all new materials

 Weed books regularly
       Arrange for disposal of unused materials

 Arrange for Library displays
 Arrange for library cleaning
     Dusting and vacuuming completed weekly
     Clean community room tables as used
     Check bathrooms regularly
     Recycling and trash disposal

 At each days end, check bathrooms
     Paper products, trash, flush
     Check no one in bathrooms when doors locked

The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the work of the Library Director.  Rather, they are intended to describe the general nature of the job.

Approved by the Library Board: May 26, 2015