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LIBRARY ASSISTANT - ADULT SERVICES, Lakeville Public Library (Lakeville)

Provide professional technical and direct service to the public to help them find the information needed. Performs routine general
library work; circulation, cataloging, programming and other related library services. Strong commitment to public service;
working with children and adults in all aspects of library service; fluency with computers and current technology.

Essential functions are as follows (not a comprehensive list): 

• Performs various circulation duties using a web-based system, including web based print management and museum pass reservation application.

• Assists patrons in locating library materials and instructs patrons in use of library equipment such as online card catalog, copier and Internet.

• Provides assistance with electronic resources, the Internet, Commonwealth Catalog, digital collections and other online services.

• Instructs patrons in use of computers; provides informal Internet and technology training sessions to the public.

• Assists patrons with technology needs; media formats, mobile devices and emerging technology.

• Assists with reference, research and homework assignments.

• Develops and implements library programs and services for adults, including newsletter, website, and social media.

• Designs displays and exhibits, promotional materials, flyers, and booklists.

• Assists with cataloging and processing library materials as needed.

• Performs other duties as assigned by the Library Director.


Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience working in a public library with general knowledge of library policies and procedures, including automated systems and information technology, preferred.

Possess strong technology skills; familiarity with varied mobile devices, proficiency with desktop publishing, word processing and Internet fluency.

General knowledge of library policies and procedures, including automated circulation systems and information technology.

Ability to interact tactfully and appropriately with library patrons.

Good interpersonal and strong organizational skills.

Ability to work independently, follow directions and complete projects with minimum supervision.

Computer skills – proficiency with word processing, print shop, desktop publishing and Internet necessary.

Ability to work as a team member, have excellent communication skills and be self-motivated.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$20.51  / hour

Salary Notes

Step 1; Union Employee

Closing Date

First consideration given to those who apply by 2/25/24; open until filled.

How to Apply

Full job description is available on the Town of Lakeville website. Submit a cover letter, resume, application and CORI form to: Jennifer Jones, Library Director, 4 Precinct Street, Lakeville, MA 02347. Email:


2024-02-12 |  Quick link to this job