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Library Assistant, Raynham Public Library (Raynham)

The Raynham Public Library seeks a part-time Library Assistant to join our staff. This is a 10 hour/week, non-union position. Hours include two evenings 3-8pm and a Saturday rotation. This position reports to the Circulation Supervisor and primarily works at the Main Desk serving adults.

Successful candidates will have exceptional customer service skills and enjoy working with the public. Candidates will provide friendly service to our patrons, work together with staff to provide a positive environment, and be tech savvy. Previous library experience preferred but not required. 

Essential job functions:

Performs a variety of library support services at the Main Desk; checking materials in and out, renewing materials, processing reserves/holds, issuing library cards, and other basic circulation functions

Assist patrons in locating materials in the library and in the library catalog

Creates social media posts and other promotional material

Technical service duties such as processing materials and copy cataloging

Assist patrons in the use of technology, ability to perform basic troubleshooting

Assists library patrons with electronic and digital resources including downloadable books, music, and other media

Shelves materials, is assigned shelf reading, and maintains shelf order

Weed materials in the collection

Answers the phone

Other duties as assigned by Circulation Supervisor


Excellent customer service skills; ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; ability to effectively interact with patrons in a friendly and courteous manner; ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with coworkers.

Intermediate level computer skills; working knowledge of Windows 10, GDrive, pcs, printers, etc.

WordPress, Canva, and Meta Business Suite experience a plus 

Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize tasks within established timeframes, and work with frequent interruptions

Maintains patron privacy and confidentiality of patron records

Scheduled hours subject to change

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$19.00  / hour

Closing Date

Friday, March 31, 2023

How to Apply

Please send a resume, cover letter, and a completed town employment application in PDF form to Karen O’Brien, Library Director, at Town employment application can be found at


2023-03-09 |  Quick link to this job