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Library Assistant, Belmont Public Library (Belmont)

The Belmont Public Library seeks two Library Assistants to join their team, 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.

One opening, 5-10 hours per week, will include Thursday evenings, Sunday afternoons and call in opportunities for both Children’s and Adult Circulation. The other opening is a call in substitute to fill in for vacancies, vacations and sick days etc. as needed for both Children’s and Adult Circulation. Candidates who express their ability to be available for call in shifts regularly will be given more consideration. Please express in your cover letter if you are interested in the 5-10 hour a week position, the call in only position, or both.

To read the full job description please visit the Town of Belmont Human Resources job opening 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

March 2nd, 2020

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 March 2, 2020.


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