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Library Technician - Circulation/Reference, Levi Heywood Memorial Library (Gardner)

Check in and check out library materials.  Re-shelve materials. Issue library cards and enter patron information into the circulation database.  Provide basic reference and readers' advisory services.  Assist patrons in locating materials within the library, using an online catalog.  Participate in interlibrary loan process by placing holds, processing outgoing and incoming requests, and notifying patrons when items are received.

This is a part time, 17 hours per week position.  Schedule is Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 6pm.  


Ability to be accurate and to pay strict attention to detail.  Ability to understand and work with automated library systems.  Ability to interact successfully with a diverse patron population, and to maintain the confidentiality of patron records. Ability to fairly and tactfully enforce library policy.  Familiarity with current book and film titles.  Competency in basic computing skills.  Physical agility, strength, and dexterity necessary for handling large numbers of books and materials.  Position requires periods of standing, bending, and reaching for materials housed at different levels of shelving.  Familiarity with Evergreen software and previous public library experience preferred.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$19.16 per hour. No benefits.

Closing Date

Friday, April 30, 2021.

How to Apply

If you are interested and qualified, please submit a letter of interest no later than 1pm on Friday, April 30th, 2021 to Debra A. Pond, Director of Human Resources, City of Gardner, 95 Pleasant Street, Gardner, MA 01440 or via email to


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