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Circulation Technician, Lynnfield Public Library (Lynnfield)

The Lynnfield Public Library is seeking a friendly and professional person to join us on our Circulation Desk. This is a customer service position working directly with the public.  Previous applicants are welcome to reapply.

Duties include:

Serves as a library technician in the Circulation Department. Provides a wide variety of basic library services using an automated library circulation system, requiring some substantive knowledge of the library’s collections, services, systems, policies and procedures.

Provides high level of customer service to patrons of all ages in person, over the telephone, and via email. 

Performs circulation desk procedures, including, but not limited to, checking in and checking out of materials, registering new patrons, updating patron accounts, and collecting Library fines and payments for copies. Assists patrons in using photocopiers, online registration systems, and finding and retrieving materials within the Library building (this includes adult, young adult, and children’s materials). 

Upholds patron privacy laws and confidentiality policies.

Answers informational questions and refers more complex questions to appropriate departments. 

Maintains tidiness and organization at Circulation Desk and Office, and assists in keeping informational materials for patrons up-to-date and neat. Sorts and routes mail.

Other duties as assigned.


Graduation from college or the equivalent academic and/or professional experience. 

Upon hiring, applicants must be able to work a minimum of eight (8) hours per week in a set schedule to be determined. In addition, this employee will join our Saturday rotation, working a half day one Saturday per four-week rotation, and may have one evening shift until 9 pm.

The current schedule is Wednesday 9-1, Thursday 1-5, and one Saturday shift every four weeks. Additional substitute hours may be available.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




Union position, starting at Step 1 at $16.4487 per hour. This position does not have benefits.

Closing Date

Review of applications begins immediately; position open until filled.

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to:

Jennifer Inglis, Library Director


2021-04-21 |  Quick link to this job