Library Assistant

Norton Public Library

Part Time Library Assistant


The Norton Public Library is seeking a friendly, helpful customer-service oriented and flexible person to work at our circulation desk. Desk staff duties include greeting library users and performing all circulation desk activities, answering phone calls, assisting patrons with library resources and technology, and answering directional and other basic questions. Duties also include assisting with collection maintenance, including shelving, shelf reading, cleaning, emptying book drop and searching for items in the collection. This is a part-time non-benefited position. The ideal candidate will have flexibility and be detailed-oriented. Shifts will be regularly-scheduled days/evenings and usually 5-6 hours. Position includes some Saturday hours each month. 10-12 hours per week with possibility of additional hours.


Computer skills and an ability to master the Sirsi automated library system is crucial. Library user and experience with our network catalog a plus. Excellent public service skills and an enjoyment for working with patrons of diverse backgrounds and with a wide variety of needs and abilities.

Education Required: Minimum Education: High School Diploma

Salary: $12.51 – $16.23/hour

Closing Date: April 5, 2019

Contact Information: 

Contact Information: Please send cover letter and application to:
Lee Parker, Director
Norton Public Library
68 E. Main St.
Norton, MA 02766
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