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Library Aide - Circulation, Burlington Public Library (Burlington)

The Burlington Public Library is seeking to fill a vacancy for two (2) part-time Library Aides in our busy Circulation Department.  Major duties are described below; also performs other duties related to the primary scope of the position as required.

Greet library users and perform all circulation desk activities, including but not limited to checking materials in and out, registering people for library cards, and preparing notices for mailing.  Circulation functions are automated; many circulation desk activities are carried out by phone.
Prepare circulation desk for the day: set up computer terminals, empty book drops, etc.
Responsible for collecting library monies.
Answer phone and direct calls.
Answer directional and other basic questions for the public.
During quiet times, prepare materials to go back on shelf or shelf read.
Assist other staff members in closing or opening the library.
Other assignments requiring similar level of skill and responsibilities.
Reports to Circulation Librarian or their designee.

(First Position) Average of 14.5 hours per week.  Monday 5pm – 9pm, Wednesday 6pm – 9pm, and Thursday 6pm – 9pm; with a one in three-week Saturday rotation 9:45am – 5pm.
(Second Position) Average of 14.5 hours per week.  Monday 1pm – 5pm, Thursday 9:30am – 1:30pm, and Friday 2pm – 6pm; with a one in three-week Saturday rotation 9:45am – 5pm.


Required: HS diploma; experience working with the public; computer experience necessary; good attention to detail.  Preferred: previous library experience and familiarity with SirsiDynix Symphony; 2 years of college.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$17.65  / hour

Salary Notes

Unbenefited position. Opportunity to work Sundays and summer Saturdays as overtime shifts.

Closing Date

Open until filled, preference given to applications received by 9/7/22

How to Apply

Applications can be submitted at (preferred). Applications are also available at the library and must be returned to: Library Director, Burlington Public Library, 22 Sears St., 01803.


2022-08-25 |  Quick link to this job