Employment Opportunity at the Library-Part Time

The Lester Public Library of Rome is looking for someone new to join our team!

Duties include interacting with library patrons; providing circulation and youth services; checking out materials; accessing patron records; communicating information in person, by telephone, and electronically; handling and shelving materials; and other tasks as requested. This position is 15 to 20 hours per week, including day, evening, and Saturday hours. Compensation starts at $13.00/hour and can increase after a probationary period. This position does not include benefits. Library experience is preferred but not required.

What are we looking for?

  • Public-facing customer service experience is required, and library experience is desirable
  • Respect for and a genuine desire to serve people of all ages and backgrounds. The ability to interact pleasantly and effectively with the public is fundamental
  • Technology skills, including internet searching and standard computer applications.
  • High energy and curious, with excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Schedule flexibility is a plus

To apply, submit a Town of Rome application, cover letter and resume by email (preferred) to Library Director Renee Daley at rdaley@romepubliclibrary.org, or by mail to Lester Public Library of Rome, 1157 Rome Center Dr., Nekoosa, WI 54457. Three employment references will be requested of candidates who are considered for the position. Priority consideration given to applications received by February 11, 2022. Applications will be accepted until position has been filled.

Town of Rome Application

Part Time Library Assistant Job Summary



Chill Out and Read-Reading Challenge for all ages

The Lester Public Library of Rome is hosting another reading challenge for the winter months - Chill Out and Read!
This reading challenge will be an Ice Fishing theme. Choose a book goal of 5, 15, or 25 books. Every 5 books will "reel in" a fish and earn you a pick from our prize bucket. Meet your goal and you'll be entered to win our grand prize! At the end of our challenge, the participant with the most fish will win a special prize. This reading challenge will run January 3rd-March 31st, 2022. To register, call the library at 715-325-8990 or stop in at the front desk. This challenge is available to all ages, so read as a family and challenge each other!

Painting Class with I Heart Art Studios

Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
community room

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with Becky Winter and learn how to paint a beautiful rooster masterpiece. This painting will be completed on an 8x10 canvas and cost per person is $15.00. Payments can be made via cash or check on the day of the class.

Registration is required and space is limited. Please call the library to register or stop in at the desk.

Movies for Grown Ups: Groundhog Day

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
community room

A cynical TV weatherman finds himself reliving the same day over and over again when he goes on location to the small town of Punxsutawney to film a report about their annual Groundhog Day. His predicament drives him to distraction, until he sees a way of turning the situation to his advantage.

This movie is free to the public and feel free to bring snacks. We hope you can join us.