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Substitute Youth Services Library Technician I, Cary Memorial Library (Lexington)

Cary Memorial Library has openings for Youth Services Library Technicians to join our pool of substitutes.  The schedule will vary so we are seeking candidates with flexibility in their schedule during the week and/or the ability to cover an occasional evening or weekend shift. This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door at Cary Library, one of the busiest libraries in Massachusetts! 

Library Technicians assist in all service areas of our busy, service-oriented Library. Substitute Library Technicians work primarily at the Children’s and Teen Circulation Desks, and may be offered shifts on the Adult Circulation Desk as well. This position performs a full range of library responsibilities, including assisting patrons in locating materials, checking materials in and out, handling network transfers, issuing library cards, and answering telephones.


The ideal candidate will hold at least a High School or Associate Degree, will be self-motivated, and will possess the ability to establish rapport with patrons of all ages, as well as demonstrate attention to detail.  PC proficiency and familiarity with Microsoft Office applications are required.  Experience using III’s Sierra software is required.

Candidates should also demonstrate a respect for diversity and promote inclusive services. Previous experience working with children or teens is a plus, as are language skills, particularly Chinese or Korean. 

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$18.16 - $25.38 hourly, commensurate with experience

Closing Date

Open until filled, priority given to applications received by 1/17/2020.

How to Apply

Preference given to applications received before 5pm January 17, 2020. Please send a resume, letter of application, and names of three references to Office Manager, Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA  02420 (  EO/AAE.


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