Now Hiring – Summer Storytime Provider

Summer Storytime Provider Job Description

Job Summary
Plan, prepare, and present engaging storytimes to children (primarily toddler-preschool) at the library every 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 10:30am, June through August.  An average of 4 hours per each storytime (3 discretionary prep hours per each 1 hour storytime), $14.50/hr, 6 storytimes.


  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent minimum
  • Effective Public Service and Interpersonal Skills: Responsiveness, courtesy, helpfulness, the ability to communicate clearly, a neat personal appearance, and an orderly work space
  • Flexibility, patience, and a genuine enjoyment in working with young children
  • Experience planning and conducting successful programs for young children is preferred

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Read aloud to children in an entertaining manner
  • Develop and present interactive storytimes that include a variety of activities engaging to young children (books, songs, fingerplays, role play, flannel stories, puppets, games, crafts, snacks, etc.)
  • Obtain books and supplies necessary for each storytime
  • Assume responsibility for managing prep time to sufficiently prepare for each storytime within the hours allotted
  • Submit planned expenditures to the Director for approval and manage receipts
  • Report accurate counts of adults and children at each storytime
  • Complete and submit a timecard for each pay period

Job application

Please send application to the Chatfield Public Library at 314 S. Main St., Chatfield, MN 55923 or digitally to  Preference given to applications received before May 31st, but position will remain open until filled.