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very part-time Library Assistant, Cushman Library (Bernardston)

Are you working in a library and have experience with Evergreen and would like just a few more hours per month, or would enjoy adding another library to your work mix? Cushman Library, at 28 Church Street in Bernardston, is seeking a friendly, vibrant, organized, energetic, hard-working Library Assistant who enjoys working with patrons, loves reading and all things library, and who has knowledge of item placement, genres of materials, patron privacy, and computer literacy... and who just wants a few more hours per month.

We are seeking someone who already uses Evergreen regularly, probably has a regular library gig already, and just wants an extra day per month. We need someone for one Saturday per month. It's not a set Saturday, staff cooperates in the planning of each month, so it works for everyone. There will also be the potential for extra hours here and there when coverage is needed.


One Saturday per month from 10:00am to 3:30pm

Other hours occasionally available

Compensation: $13.61 per hour



Responsibilities Include, but not limited to:


o   checking materials in and out using Evergreen Circulation

o   shelving materials

o   placing/retrieving/processing Network Transfers/Interlibrary Loans

o   assisting patrons

§   supports in the selection of materials to be borrowed, when requested by patrons

§   suggests materials for patrons’ consideration, when requested by patrons

o   registering new patrons using Evergreen Circulation

o   withdrawing items using Evergreen Circulation

o   communication regarding circulation, overdues, and other issues

·       Reference – answers reference, service, and building-related questions

·       Technology Use – assists patrons with all technology available for their use at Cushman, and trouble shoots public and staff ports

·       Helps with use of the online catalog, Internet, databases, etc.

·       Answers the phone, responds to the needs of callers

·       Fosters a warm and welcoming environment

·       Is respectful and understanding of our patrons’ right to privacy

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$13.61 per hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references to:

                  with subject line “Library Assistant”

                           or Cushman Library, P.O. Box 248, Bernardston, MA 01337             


2018-12-26 |  Quick link to this job