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Library Assistant – Youth Services, East Bridgewater Public Library (East Bridgewater)

Position Description: The East Bridgewater Public Library seeks a creative
individual who is passionate about serving children and families to be part of our
Youth Services team. This position mainly works in the Children’s Room, however
provides backup to the Teen Zone, and the Young Adult and Adult service desks.
Library Assistant – Youth Services is a full-time (35 hours per week) position, that
includes working one evening per week and rotating Saturdays.
Essential Functions: The essential functions or duties listed below are intended
only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The
omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if
the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
● Helps to create an environment that is safe, user-friendly, and welcoming for
community members of all ages, races, genders, and sexual orientations.
● Provides extensive customer service, including answering phones and email,
helping patrons to locate materials in the collection, and offering reader’s
advisory services.
● Performs circulation duties, including registering new patrons, renewing card
privileges, checking out materials, processing library returns, and reserving
museum passes.
● Enforces library policies and procedures, including collecting fees as
● Assists with planning and running library programs.
● Assists with promotion of library events and activities.
● Assists with processing new materials.
● Assists with the maintenance of the library appearance, such as straightening
shelves and creating monthly displays and seasonal decorations.
● Assists with collection maintenance, including tasks such as weeding, reading
shelves and shelving materials.
● Provides coverage of all library desks as needed.
● Establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with co-workers and patrons, always maintaining a professional demeanor.
● Performs other related job duties as required.

For complete job description, please see:


Education and Experience: High School diploma or equivalent, and 1 year of
related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training,
certification, and experience.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$23.20 - $26.90  / hour

Closing Date

Friday, December 15, 2023

How to Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional
references to:
Jessica Henderson
Director of Library Services
East Bridgewater Public Library


2023-11-16 |  Quick link to this job