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Library Aide – Circulation, Burlington Public Library (Burlington)

Do you love libraries and public service? Do you enjoy an engaging work environment that provides you the opportunity to give back to the community? Then come work at the The Burlington Public Library as a Library Aide in our Circulation Department.


Greet library users and perform all circulation desk activities, including but not limited to checking materials in and out, registering people for library cards, and preparing notices for mailing.  Circulation functions are automated; many circulation desk activities are carried out by phone.
Prepare circulation desk for the day: set up computer terminals, empty book drops, etc.
Responsible for collecting library monies
Answer phone and direct calls
Answer directional and other basic questions for the public
During quiet times, prepare materials to go back on shelf or shelf read
Assist other staff members in closing or opening the library
Other assignments requiring similar level of skill and responsibilities
Reports to Circulation Librarian or their designee

HOURS:  13 hours per week; weekday evenings and one afternoon shift.

Please note:  MA General Laws mandate that any individual having direct contact at any time with either children or senior citizens be subject to CORI screening by the Criminal History Systems Board.  Any conditional offer of employment is contingent upon a satisfactory CORI report.


Required: HS diploma; experience working with the public; computer experience necessary; good attention to detail.  Preferred: previous library experience and familiarity with Workflows; 2 years of college

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$16.11 per hour, no benefits.  Opportunity to work Sundays and summer Saturdays as overtime shifts.

Closing Date

Open until filled, preference given to applications received by May 6, 2019.

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are available at the library and must be returned to:  Library Director, Burlington Public Library, 22 Sears St., Burlington MA 01803.  Applications may also be submitted at


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