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Library Assistant, Belmont Public Library (Belmont)

The Belmont Public Library seeks a Library Assistant performing circulation desk duties. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: checking materials in and out, renewing materials, collecting and recording fees and fines, issuing library cards and entering patron data, answering main desk telephone, retrieving items for paging list (reserve requests), notifying patrons regarding reserved materials availability. Also includes: providing patron assistance and responding to questions and concerns, sorting, distributing and processing materials from other libraries, and sorting and shelving materials. Strong customer service skills required.

This is a permanent part-time position to be scheduled 8-12 hours a week as follows:
Sundays: 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesdays: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Another 3-4 hour shift to be determined with applicant
There will be opportunities for additional hours to supplement Circulation Department Schedule on a call in basis as vacations, illness, etc. require.
The starting hourly rate is $17.00 and does not include benefits other than those required by law.

For the full job description and Town of Belmont Application, please visit our Human Resources Job Page here:


A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent required, along with one year of library experience, or any combination of education and other customer service experience. 

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$17.00 Per Hour

Closing Date

September 11th, 2019

How to Apply

Resumes accepted at The Town of Belmont, Human Resources Office, 455 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478 or or fax to 671-993-2741 by September 11, 2019.


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