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Adult Services Part Time Library Technician I, Cary Memorial Library (Lexington)

Cary Memorial Library has a position available for a part-time Library Technician as part of the Adult Services Department. As one of the busiest libraries in Massachusetts, Cary Memorial Library works hard to be at the forefront of library services. We celebrate the diversity of our community, through our programming and our collections. The Adult Services Department works as a strong team, playing to the strengths and skills of our members.

Library Technicians assist in all service areas of the library, a busy, service-oriented environment.  The individual in this position will be expected to work as part of the Adult Circulation (Reader Services)  team, primarily at the main circulation desk. This position performs a full range of library responsibilities, including assisting patrons in locating material, checking materials in and out, handling network transfers, answering telephones, handling museum passes, and shelving materials. 

This is a Union eligible position. Not eligible for paid time off or other benefits. Differential pay on weekday evenings after 6 pm and Saturdays

Schedule:  Averages to 11 hours per week, including one evening per week and every fourth Saturday. (10 hours during the weeks that don’t include a Saturday rotation; 14 hours during the week that does include the Saturday rotation).  Possible opportunities to work optional Sundays at an hourly rate of time and half may be available. 

The ideal schedule is Mondays, 9-12 pm; Tuesdays, 6 – 9 pm; Thursdays, 9 – 1 pm; every fourth Saturday, 12 – 4 pm.


 The ideal candidate will hold at least a High School or Associate Degree, will be a self-motivated team player, and will possess the ability to establish rapport with patrons of all ages, as well as demonstrate attention to detail. PC proficiency is required. Experience using automated library systems is a plus. Knowledge of popular literature and audiovisual materials, and ability to speak Chinese, Korean, or Spanish are a plus. The Town of Lexington has a strong commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and we are actively seeking candidates who bring new voices and lived experiences to our organization.

Full/Part Time

Part Time



Salary Range

$19.27 - $26.94  / hour

Salary Notes

Salary range is expected to increase upon formal approval of Cary Memorial Library Staff Association Contract.

Closing Date

How to Apply

 Please send a PDF of your resume, cover letter, and names of three references by Friday, March 1 at 5:00 PM to Susan Lusk, Office Manager, Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA  02420 ( Please cc: (One PDF file preferred. Please e-mail both addresses)  


2024-02-07 |  Quick link to this job