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Library Assistant - Circulation, Westwood Public Library (Westwood)

The Westwood Public Library seeks an organized and community-focused individual to serve as a part-time Library Assistant in the Circulation Department for the Main and Islington Branch Library.

Duties include but are not limited to the following: Ensures a positive library experience for patrons by providing service in a courteous, confidential, knowledgeable, and effective manner. Performs circulation work, including registering new patrons and updating patron information, materials check-in and check-out. Educates patrons in the use of online museum pass reservations system and self-checkout system. Provides general information and readers’ advisory services to patrons. Follows Westwood and Minuteman Library Network circulation procedures and guidelines, and resolves patron service issues with courtesy and tact. Works under the supervision of the Head of Circulation Services.

Schedule of Hours:  A regular schedule of hours will be coordinated by the Head of Circulation Services and include shifts at both the main library and Islington Branch. The schedule will include one evening per week as well as a weekend rotation. 


Associates degree required; strong computer skills.  Ability to provide effective and friendly service to all library users. Strong organizational talents essential. Knowledge of library automation procedures preferred. 

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$22.10  / hour

Salary Notes

20 hours per week; Comprehensive benefits package

Closing Date

December 15, 2021

How to Apply

To Apply:  Submit cover letter and resume by December 15, 2021.


2021-11-17 |  Quick link to this job