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Desk Assistant, Weymouth Public Libraries (Weymouth)

The Weymouth Public Libraries seeks a motivated, enthusiastic team player with superior customer service skills to join our circulation staff at Tufts Library, the main branch and busiest library in Weymouth.

Acts as a first point of contact for all patrons; assists patrons with general questions about library and in the use of materials, greets visitors of library; answers telephones and directs calls; answers patrons’ inquiries regarding their accounts or reserving museum passes; helps patrons locate library materials or sends them to Information Desk. Assists persons in registering for library cards including processing such applications; enters and retrieves member and circulation information via the ILS. Provides orientation to new patrons related to services provided by libraries.


Mondays 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Tuesdays through Thursdays 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Fridays 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Every third Saturday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with the following Friday off, when the library is open on Saturdays

For a full job description, visit the Town of Weymouth Employment Opportunities webpage.


Education: A high school diploma or GED required with a four-year degree preferred.
Experience: Previous work experience within a library setting or in a customer service field is preferred.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$16.88  / hour

Salary Notes

Union contract negotiations are in progress and pay grades may increase.

Closing Date

June 8, 2023

How to Apply

Applicants interested in a position can send their resume and Town of Weymouth Employment Application either by fax to 781-682-3561, by email to, or by mail or in person to Human Resources, 182 Green Street, N. Weymouth, MA 02191. A cover letter outlining your interest in, and qualifications for, the position is encouraged.

More information and a Town of Weymouth Employment Application can be found at Questions can be directed to Human Resources at 781-340-5010. The Town of Weymouth is an EEO/AA employer. 


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