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Shelving Assistant

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Oceanside Public Library

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Purpose: To assist in shelving, shelf reading, and item searches in order to keep the library neat and orderly, allowing staff and library users to locate materials quickly and easily. Qualifications: Ability to push heavy book carts, lift items up to ten pounds, and to bend low and reach high repetitively. Willing to pay attention to accuracy of details and knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System, or the ability to quickly learn and understand alphanumerical sorting. Responsibilities: Sorting returned materials according to the Dewey Decimal System and alphabetically, and shelving the items in the appropriate areas. Shelf "reading" to ensure materials are in the correct order and location. Performing searches for missing or needed items.

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About Oceanside Public Library


330 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054, US

Mission Statement

Oceanside Public Library’s mission is to serve the informational, educational, cultural, and recreational needs of our diverse community by facilitating literacy, lifelong learning, cultural enrichment, information equity and civic involvement in a welcoming, customer-focused environment.


Public libraries in California seek to engage the talents, skills and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities' information and literacy needs. Libraries offer a variety of skilled volunteer opportunities to make a meaningful contribution to library programs, operations, fundraising events and other community engagement functions. Skilled volunteers have opportunities to lead projects, work with teams of staff and volunteers, learn new skills, and have fun.

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330 North Coast HighwayOceanside, CA 92054




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