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aleclair@swls.org          107 West Orbison Street Barneveld WI 53507           Phone: 608-924-3711 

Job opportunity - Director 

The Barneveld Public Library Board of Trustees is accepting applications for a creative, energetic, outgoing, self-motivated, and organized individual to provide leadership, maintain, and enhance library services.  

The newly renovated library re-opened in late 2015 and is located one block from the public school. The busy facility is open 46 hours per week, maintains a collection of just over 12,000 items, and has circulation of 20,000 items a year. The library is also fortunate to have an active Friends group and widespread community support. The library serves approximately 4,484 people living both in the growing Village of Barneveld and the surrounding area. 

The Library Director position is currently 32 hours a week.  The wage range is $16 to $18 per hour, dependent on experience and qualifications.  Benefits include: accruing sick leave, paid holidays, personal time, paid vacation, deferred compensation, life and disability insurance.  The Board will begin the candidate review on April 11, 2619. The position will remain open
until  filled.
Additional details available in the links below.   

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and job application to: terri@aqua.wisc.edu or 

Terri Liebmann, Board President
Barneveld Public Library
107 W. Orbison St.

Barneveld, WI 53507

Employment Application

Library Director Position Opening

Job Description

Job opportunity - Library clerk

Overview of Position: Under the supervision of the Director, perform routine and repetitive tasks in public services and technical services.  This includes circulation functions, customer service, and materials handling, maintaining materials in the library collection, and assisting in other support tasks.   

Compensation: $8 an hour, average of 6 hours per week

Deadline: Applicants should turn in a job application by Friday, March 29 at 5:00 PM.  

Library Clerk job description

Employment Application


We always need help with projects - both ongoing and one-time events.  Please contact the library if you are interested in volunteering.

Friends of the Barneveld Library

The Friends of the Barneveld Library meet bi-monthly on the second Tuesday at 3:30 pm.  All are welcome to attend.  

The Friends of the Barneveld Library is a 501(c)3 non-profit on a mission to support the Library and assist in expanding their services.  Friends volunteer their time to organize fundraisers, help during events, and assist in a variety of ways to help the library function to its fullest potential.  Contact the Library for more information.

Board of trustees

The Library Board of Trustees usually meet the third Thursday of the month at 6 pm at the library.  All are welcome to attend.

The Library Board of Trustees participate as a member of a team to protect and advance the interests of the broader community by effectively governing the operations and promoting the development of the local public library.  For more information about the role of a library trustee, visit Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.