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Library Assistant, Watertown Free Public Library (Watertown)

The Watertown Free Public Library is looking for a part time Library Assistant. Our busy, mid-sized library serves a diverse population with a broad catalog of needs. As a member of circulation staff, you will be the first point of contact for many of the thousands of patrons who use the library every month. 

This job might be for you if: 

·              You like people and you get satisfaction from helping and connecting with them.

·              You have a firm grasp of what excellent customer service is and you know how to deliver it.

·              You take pride in doing a job well whether it is solving a complicated problem or performing a routine task.

·              You are confident and friendly with interpersonal interactions.

·              You are resilient and understand that when working with the general public you can’t take things personally. 

·              You believe in the mission of libraries. You want a job in public service.

This is a part time (23 hours) union position. Benefits include healthcare, retirement, paid holidays, and generous sick and vacation time. The work schedule includes some nights and a weekend rotation.


To land this job you need to have a high school diploma or GED. You do not need to have worked in a library before, but you do need strong customer service experience. Those who are bilingual/multilingual or from an immigrant background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$21.00  / hour

Closing Date

Until Filled

How to Apply

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To apply email cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references in one PDF file to Caitlin Browne, Assistant Director, at


2021-07-19 |  Quick link to this job