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Library Clerk/Part-time Substitute -- Children's Room, Wayland Free Public Library (Wayland)

Part-time position working in the Children's Department of a busy, medium-sized public library. Performs a variety of tasks relating to the circulation of children's materials, including but not limited to checking books in and out, collecting fines, answering patron queries, assigning new library cards to patrons, and other duties as necessary. 1-2 Saturdays per month, possible 1-2 Sundays per month, and an undetermined number of substitute hours weekdays, weekends, and evenings. Great opportunity for library school students and for professionals looking for more hours.


Bachelor's degree required. Experience working with children and a working knowledge of children's literature. Experience in a circulation department and/or a children's room in a public library preferred. Familiarity with Sierra software preferred. Possesses a demonstrated ability to interact with children and adults with patience and discretion, as well as excellent organizational talents and attention to detail. Good written and oral communication skills are essential, as is the capacity to work efficiently and energetically. Familiarity with Microsoft Office a plus. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, associates and the general public. Ability to work both independently and as a team member. Willingness to learn new skills.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$16.74-$21.85 per hour, no benefits

Closing Date

Open until filled

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Manager, Town of Wayland, 41 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778 or to No phone calls please.


2020-03-06 |  Quick link to this job