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Library Aide – Technical Services/Circulation, Burlington Public Library (Burlington)

The Burlington Public Library seeks to fill an available opening for a Technical Services/Circulation Library Aide.  The Technical Services Department supports the operations of the library through acquiring, processing, and maintaining materials within the collection.  The Circulation Department of the library is the place where first impressions are typically made and serves a community of over 25,000 residents, with an expanded daytime population estimated at 150,000 due to the busy commercial areas in Town.  

Circulation Department
1. Greet library users and perform all circulation desk activities, including but not limited to checking materials in and out, registering people for library cards, and preparing notices for mailing. Circulation functions are automated; many circulation desk activities are carried out by
2. Prepare circulation desk for the day: set up computer terminals, empty book drops, etc.
3. Responsible for collecting library monies
4. Answer phone and direct calls
5. Answer directional and other basic questions for the public
6. During quiet times, prepare materials to go back on shelf or shelf read
7. Assist other staff members in closing or opening the library
8. Other assignments requiring similar level of skill and responsibilities
9. Reports to Technical Services Librarian or Circulation Librarian, or their designee, as appropriate

Technical Services
1. Prepare and labels library materials for the public
2. Reconcile packing lists with invoices for library materials
3. Interact with vendors to correct shipping errors and replace defective materials
4. Assist in the processing of materials that have been marked for deaccession


Required: HS diploma; experience working with the public; computer experience necessary; good attention to detail. Preferred: previous library experience and familiarity with SirsiDynix Symphony; 2 years of college

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$16.93 per hour, no benefits. Opportunity to work Sundays and summer Saturdays as overtime shifts.

Closing Date

Open until filled, preference given to applications received by September 18

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted to


2020-09-06 |  Quick link to this job