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Substitute Library Assistant, Leverett Library (Leverett)

The Leverett Library is an integral part of our small, rural community of 1800 people. We are looking for a Substitute Library Assistant to join our energetic and collaborative staff. The Substitute Library Assistant helps patrons, performs circulation duties, and completes various administrative tasks to maintain a high level of library service. 

The position is as-needed including some daytime, evening and weekend hours.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Staffs the circulation desk and uses Evergreen to check out, renew, and check in library materials
Processes and sorts returned materials
Registers new patrons, and processes materials that come through delivery
Shelves, shelf-reads, and may help with collection maintenance projects
Responds to requests for information pertaining to basic library procedures
Places holds on books and other interlibrary loan materials
Assists patrons in person and on the telephone, takes and relays messages
Instructs library users on library card use and related policies


High school diploma 
one year of office or library experience preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Strong computer skills, experience with Evergreen desirable
Ability to prioritize and work with interruptions and distractions 
Well-organized and able to manage time and establish priorities
Ability to work with minimal supervision or alone
High degree of motivation, initiative, flexibility, and resourcefulness
Pleasant personality and demonstrated ability to work effectively with others
Ability to interact in a positive and effective manner and to establish and maintain positive work relationships with supervisors, coworkers, the general public.
Position is subject to pre-employment physical and CORI check.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$15.45  / hour

Closing Date

open until filled.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and list of references as well as the town employment application to Hannah Paessel, Library Director,

The town employment application can be found at:


2022-08-02 |  Quick link to this job