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Library Assistant (part-time), John Curtis Free Library (Hanover)

Assist patrons in the use of library facilities and grounds to ensure safety of all patrons.  Includes answering inquiries by phone, email, and in person, providing basic direction, information, and instruction.  Charges and discharges books and other materials using the library’s computerized circulation system; collects fines for overdue materials, including lost book replacement fees;  places reservations for museum passes; entering periodicals in online cataloging database.  Provides assistance with the use of computers, online catalog, library databases and downloadable materials, internet, and copier.  Registers new patrons, maintains current patron records, and issues new or replacement library cards.  Processes network transfer materials as received and prepares library materials for delivery.  Performs opening and closing procedures as necessary.  General duties: delete weeded books as needed; maintain new book shelves; shelve books/shelfread as needed; maintain event registration; maintain the bestseller lists.  Performs similar or related work as required, directed, or as situation dictates.


High school diploma, Associates Degree preferred.  Clerical or library administrative experience preferred.  Shift or team leader experience preferred, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Professional development certificates encouraged.  This position is covered uner the Hanover Municipal Employees League Class B.

Full/Part Time

Part Time





Closing Date

June 14, 2021

How to Apply

Please submit application and resume to Ann Lee, Executive Assistant, Town of Hanover, 550 Hanover Street, Hanover, Massachusetts  02339 or e-mail:


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