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Library Page – Technical Services, Burlington Public Library (Burlington)

The Burlington Public Library takes pride in the innovative services, programs and materials that it provides to its community.  Conveniently located 14 miles northwest of Boston and easily accessible from Route 95/128 and Route 3, Burlington is home to 26,000 residents and a robust collection of businesses.  This vibrant community welcomes approximately 150,000 people per day to work, eat, and shop.   Reporting to the Technical Services Librarian, this position supports a department that prides itself on the highest quality of service as it prepares materials to enter the Library’s collection.  Anticipated start date is July 5, 2023.

Major duties include, but are not limited to:
Prepare all formats of materials for circulation.  Task includes applying spine labels and other labels; stamping materials; applying book covers; attaching other stickers, barcodes, etc.
Mend books and magazines
Reshelve library materials; pull materials from shelves as needed; keep shelves in good order
Other similar tasks as necessary

This is a part time full-year position, 11.25 hours per week.
Hours are:  Monday 2pm-6pm, Tuesday 6pm-9:15pm, and Thursday 10am-2pm

Opportunity to work Sundays and summer Saturdays as overtime shifts.

Pay range starts at $15.38/hr with the opportunity to advance to a max rate of $16.31/hr through semi-annual increases.

Please note: MA General Laws mandate that any individual having direct contact at any time with either children or senior citizens be subject to CORI screening by the Criminal History Systems Board.  Any conditional offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory CORI results.


Recommended minimum qualifications include:
Attention to detail and excellent manual dexterity
Reliable and able to work independently
Able to move loaded book carts and reach all shelves to a six-foot level, with stool
Excellent customer service skills

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$15.38  / hour

Closing Date

Open until filled, preference will be given to applications received by June 5.

How to Apply

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2023-05-23 |  Quick link to this job