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Library Clerk, Walpole Public Library (Walpole)


Monday 2:00PM to 9:00PM; Tuesday 10:30AM to 2:30PM; Thursday 9:00AM to 2:00PM ; Friday 1:00PM to 5:00PM; Saturday 9:30AM to 3:00PM (every other)

Duties: Performs a variety of routine clerical and manual work in circulating and processing library materials and providing services to library patrons, related work as required.

Essential Functions:

• Receives the public and answers questions; responds to inquiries from public, supervisors, and other staff, when necessary, refers inquiries to appropriate persons.

•  Checks library materials in and out; processes overdue charges and fines.

•  Answers telephone calls and provides information or otherwise assists or refers patrons as appropriate. 

•  Runs reports, maintains library forms and procedures

•  Manages and selects items for interlibrary loans

•  Performs routine maintenance on books and other materials

•  Assists in maintaining library collections and facilities by straightening books, chairs, shelves, papers and magazines, changing calendars, emptying book drops, and maintaining clean, safe work area.

•  Uses library information systems to find information and handle administrative tasks; works in the children's, adult and technical services area. 

•  Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties such as picking up supplies needed for activities, making arrangements for use of library facilities, setting up tables and chairs for programs, etc. 

•  Assists in carrying-out special programs or activities through scheduling, refreshments, reservations, set-up functions.

•  Assists in opening and closing the building to the public. 

•  Performs other related responsibilities as assigned



•    High school graduate or equivalency, Associates degree preferred

•    Some experience in library environment highly desirable

•    Ability and/or willingness to learn library information technology systems

•    Establish and maintain connections with employees, supervisors, and public, both adults and children

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$18.54 - $24.47 per hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

This position is opened until filled. 
All applicants can submit cover letter, resume and Town Application to the following address or email below:

Kristine Brown
Human Resources Administrator
135 School Street
Walpole, MA 02081

The Town of Walpole is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V and does not discriminate based on race, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual preference or any other legally protected status.


2020-11-16 |  Quick link to this job