Summer Reading Program Assistant

Airdrie Public Library | Airdrie, Alberta
Full-Time 16 week Term

Airdrie Public Library requires two outgoing and enthusiastic employees to join the Summer Reading Program (SRP) Team. Reporting to the Manager of Programming and Customer Engagement, this position involves organizing, delivering, and evaluating the library’s Summer Reading Club.

Employment Details: Duration: 16 weeks
Full time: 37.5 hrs/week, occasional evenings and weekends required
Wage: $20.34/ hour
Timeline: May 8 – August 25, 2023


  • Planning, promoting, delivering and evaluating the Library’s Summer Reading Program
  • Coordinating the organization and delivery of SRC special events and regular programs
  • Preparing summer reading themed book lists and displays
  • Facilitating bike powered pop up library in the community


  • Experience working with large groups of children
  • Completion of at least one year of post-secondary education, preferably in a program in Education, Early Childhood Development, or Library Studies
  • Returning to school in the Fall of 2023
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Valid class five driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Access to a vehicle strongly preferred

Characteristics and Skills:

  • Love working with children
  • Passionate about literacy and learning
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Friendly and positive attitude with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Lesson planning strengths and time-management skills

Airdrie Public Library supports equity employment, offering equal opportunity to all Canadians and encouraging applicants from a diverse range of candidates.

To apply:
Email resume and cover letter to
Deadline for applications: March 24, 2023 at 5 p.m.

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