• Library Page - BookOps Logistics

    Location US-NY-Long Island City
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    LOG Logistics
  • Overview

    The BookOps Logistics Department is primarily responsible for receiving, processing, sorting, and the delivery of all new and circulating materials for 150 branches across 4 boroughs which comprise the BookOps member libraries. The workload volume for the Logistics Department is extremely high. In FY-18, nearly one million new materials were received and processed and over 8 million circulating items were sorted and delivered. These materials are selected to meet the needs of the communities of New York. This service level supports countless projects aligned with reading, learning, and Innovation within the member libraries.


    This Library Page serves 3 different departments within BookOps Logistics Operations: Receiving and Processing, Sorting, and Distribution. The main functions of this role are to ensure the timely delivery of library materials to the BookOps member libraries. The major steps that are involved in this process are to receive, transport, process, shelve, sort and deliver library materials in an accurate and timely manner. Pages can work across any of these departments.


    The BookOps page position is scheduled for 19 hours per week, Monday - Friday. Schedules are variable based on library needs and may be subject to change.

    Principal Responsibilities

    Under the direction of a Receiving & Processing Department Supervisor, the Library Page:

    • Works with manual and automated systems to sort library materials, supplies, and inter-branch mail accurately.
    • Prepares print and non-print library materials for circulation (open boxes, separate and shelve new materials, labeling materials, cover library books for preservation, etc )
    • Transports book trucks, and other containers to designated destinations.
    • Opens cartons and shelves vendor supplies for operational usage
    • Completes some basic data entry
    • Works on specialized projects as they arise
    • Performs other related duties as required

    NYPL Core Values

    • Helpful
    • Resourceful
    • Curious

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Current enrollment in an approved degree program at an accredited educational institution.
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to follow detailed instruction in a fast-paced environment
    • Developed interpersonal and communication skills
    • Basic computer and technology skills such as MS Office Suite and Google Applications
    • Successfully demonstrate ability to work independently or in a team environment.
    • Ability to work diligently with minimal supervision
    • Dynamic flexibility, reliability, punctuality, professionalism and attention to detail.

    Work Environment

    • This position is located in a warehouse and office setting

    Physical Duties

    • Moderate lifting required (up to 25 lbs)
    • Safely loading and pushing wheeled book trucks with materials
    • Sitting, standing, stooping and bending for extended periods


    19 hours per week

    Union / Non Union

    Non Union


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