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Circulation Assistant, Gale Free Library (Holden)


Standard duties:

·       Uses established circulation procedures to provide friendly and efficient circulation services to library users. Knowledge of Evergreen or other catalog software a plus.

·       Maintains library collections in good order by following standard practices for shelving, shelf-reading and collection upkeep.

·       Assists public with basic information about library services and programs in person and by telephone; routes calls to other responsible staff.

Assigned duties: Circulation assistants receive assignments for a variety of support activities. Such assignments may be:

·       Sort and route mail.

·       Process library materials for public use, under the supervision of the head of Technical Services.

·       Maintain patron registration records.

·       Other clerical/technical tasks as assigned.


·       Demonstrated ability to work well with public and staff.

·       Some technological skills, searching, typing and trouble shooting.

·       General office and organizational skills.

·       Education: High school diploma with library experience. Associate’s degree desirable.

·       Experience: Background in library public is service desirable.

·       Required to work an evening and weekends on a rotating schedule.


·       Works in normal office and library environment.

·       Requires frequent periods of standing; includes sitting, walking, reaching, stooping, lifting..

·       Operates a variety of office equipment requiring eye-hand coordination including computer terminals.

·       Ability to move loaded book trucks, reach all shelves, rearrange metal shelving, carry books and other items; ability to stand, walk, crouch, reach, stoop, sit; ability to talk, hear, use close and distant vision, depth perception, adjust to focus; ability to read, write.

·       Occasional travel is required to attend meetings, workshops, etc.

Position requires every other Saturday and every other Thursday night.


See Above.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$17.00  / hour

Closing Date


How to Apply

Send Resume to

Town Manager's Office Town of Holden

1204 Main Street

Holden, MA 01520

Attn: Library Job


2021-07-13 |  Quick link to this job