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Reference Librarian, Pollard Memorial Library (Lowell)

BiblioTemps is looking for interested candidates to fill the part time temporary position of Reference Librarian at Pollard Memorial Library. 

This position will answer questions at the Adult Reference Desk, which may include finding a specific book, helping with genealogy questions, answer questions about using Lowell’s computers and printing.  Retrieving items from the stacks.  Use electronic databases, and ILS for reference questions, placing holds on items, editing the patron's information in database.  Show patrons how to use microfilm reader/printers.  Provide readers advisory, as needed.

Start date:       3/04/2020

End date:         3/20/2020

Schedule:        Wednesday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Thursday 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

BiblioTemps® is an employment service of the Massachusetts Library System that specializes in the recruitment of skilled library workers for short-term and temporary to permanent placements in public, academic, and special libraries.


Experience with the ILS Sirsi-Dynix' Symphony (staff version) and Enterprise (patron facing catalog) required. 

Must understand rudiments of logging onto computers and explaining it to patrons.  

Must be able to issue temporary guest passes for logging onto our computers using our software, Pharos.

Full/Part Time





$24.00 an hour

Closing Date


How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply on the BiblioTemps website- or email your resume to with Reference Librarian/Lowell in the subject line.


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