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Library Assistant - Circulation, Gladys E. Kelly Public Library (Webster)

Circulation Desk duties include answering phone calls, assisting patrons with Library resources and technology, and answering directional and other basic reference questions. Duties also include assisting with collection development, processing, and maintenance. 

Essential Functions: 

Uses Library automated circulation system to circulate materials to library users including checking materials in and out, processing reserves/holds, registering borrowers, and collecting fees.
Serves all library users at all public service desks as needed, and answers basic reference questions, or refers patrons to staff who is able to assist them.
Processes book deliveries, holds, and fulfills paging list requests as needed.
Creates and maintains confidential patron records.
Participates in Collection Development and materials selection, in accordance with Library policy, as needed.
Assists in technical service duties such as processing material for Circulation as needed. 
Deals tactfully and courteously with public.
Maintains confidentiality of library users’ records.
Assists the public in the use of technology, with ability to perform basic troubleshooting.
Contributes to Library marketing, such as the newsletter, as needed.
Attends staff meetings, conferences, trainings, and workshops as required.
Assists with opening and closing procedures as needed.
Performs other related duties as required.


Education and Experience:  

Minimum High School Diploma or GED equivalency.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  

Strong technology skills, including office equipment, are essential.

Experience working with diverse, multicultural populations.

Ability to perform multiple tasks and responsibilities within established timeframes.

Previous Library user experience and experience with our network catalog a plus. 

Experience working a Library is preferred.

Bilingual abilities a plus.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$17.60  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to Sondra Murphy: 


2022-04-12 |  Quick link to this job