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Temporary Circulation Assistant (3-6 month contract), Hollis Social Library (Hollis, NH)

This role involves a variety of library circulation and clerical procedures with a heavy concentration on public contact and the ability to create a courteous pleasant first impression of the library to the patrons. Reports to the Library Director, but receives daily assignments, training and priorities from the Circulation & Adult Services Librarian.  Occasionally may work unsupervised and be expected to solve problems and serve library users independently. 

Performs various duties, as assigned, in the operation of the library Circulation Department and customer service including but not limited to: assisting patrons with inquiries, checking library materials in and out, managing patron accounts, shelving library materials, and assisting with the Summer Reading Program.

This job is an 8-12 hour per week position. Candidate must be able to work a weekend rotation and Monday evenings. 3-month assignment with possible extension to 6-months.


High school graduate, with one year library or clerical experience working with the public. Must be detail oriented. Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when dealing with challenging patrons. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to learn Dewey Decimal system, automated circulation system, and library circulation policies and procedures. Flexibility to deal with multiple tasks and patrons simultaneously. Basic typing/computer skills, comfortable with latest technology.

Full/Part Time






Closing Date


How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to:

Hollis Social Library, P.O. Box 659, Hollis, NH 03049

Attn: Laura Klain, Director


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2019-07-26 |  Quick link to this job