Circulation Assistant – Howe Library (Hanover, NH)

The Howe Library is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Circulation Assistant.

SALARY: $19.26 Hourly OPENING DATE: 07/01/22 CLOSING DATE: 07/22/22 05:00 PM

The Howe Library is recruiting for a part-time Circulation Assistant. Position is 15 hours per week and non-benefited. Some weekend and evening work required.

Job duties include checking books in and out at the circulation desk using the library’s automated system, shelving books, and performing clerical tasks. Candidates must be committed to providing excellent customer service to library patrons. A complete job description (including minimum qualifications) is available here (Download PDF reader).

Candidates must submit job application and any supporting documents via the Town  of Hanover’s online recruiting system. No paper materials accepted.  For further details on how to apply, please visit “Employment” at All job offers contingent on background check with results satisfactory to the Town.

– Posted 7/5/22

Library Collections Assistant – Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)

Title: Library Collections Assistant
Department:  Library, Access Services
Reports to:  Library Collections Supervisor
Position #: New
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Date: 4/12/2021

Position Purpose

Performs a variety of duties associated with the day-to-day collection maintenance at the Dartmouth Libraries; to prepare material for transfer to and from the Library Collections and Services Facility; and to assist with collection management projects and tasks.Key Accountabilities

  • Performs the daily work of Baker-Berry stacks including: shelving, scanning, collection moves and performing inventories of the collections (70%)
  • Assigned to the Library Collections and Services Facility as needed to support daily work and large scale collection moves (10%)
  • Staffs public service desks at Baker Berry Library performing various patron related duties. Monitors building security and contacts Safety and Security as needed. (10%)
  • Responds to a variety of in person, telephone, and email information requests and refers questions to reference librarians as appropriate. (5%)
  • Attends staff meetings and participates in the development and evaluation of departmental policies, goal setting, procedures, and workflow. Stays current on best practices. (5%)

Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. Performs other responsibilities as required.

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Two to three years relevant library experience preferred and/or customer service experience with a diverse clientele.
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to move or lift up to 50 lbs. regularly during the workday.
  • Must be able to operate a variety of warehouse machinery, including manual and powered lifts.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work efficiently; set and modify work priorities; while under pressure and despite interruptions.
  • Ability to work collegially in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with OnBase, ILLiad, Alma and other library or records management software.

URL to apply:

– Posted 6/21/22

Part-Time Library Aide – Keene Public Library (Keene NH)

Would you enjoy working part-time in a friendly work environment with great colleagues?

Are you available evenings and weekends?

Do you have excellent communication and public service skills?

Do you love a challenge and want to make a difference?

If you answered yes to these questions, apply for our part-time Library Aide opening at the Keene Public Library!

This position provides critical services primarily at the circulation desk, while offering competitive pay and a variety of activities. Duties include assisting customers with checking materials in and out on the library’s computerized circulation system, answering the telephone, and responding to inquiries about library services. The person selected for this position will also empty the inside and outside book drop carts, move items on book carts, and shelve materials. The ability to perform all tasks on the library’s automated system is required.

Minimum requirements include an Associate’s Degree or two-year technical certificate, and at least one year of customer service experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. College-level coursework and previous library experience is desired.

The Library Aide position offers a pay range of $18.85-$23.49 per hour. This position will have varied hours, up to 28 hours/week and will require the person accepting the position to work some evening hours, every Saturday and two hours on Sunday to empty the inside and outside book drop carts and to process items on hold. A second position for a substitute, with varied hours, may also be available.

Note: This position requires frequent walking, standing, lifting, reaching and bending. Frequently will lift and/or move up to 10 lbs., occasionally up to 50 lbs. Must be able to maneuver the exterior book drop cart which holds approximately 100 lbs. of materials.

If you are excited about working with a dedicated team of employees in a library where the focus is on learning, creativity, collaboration, and community interaction, apply online today at! Please upload your resume and cover letter before submitting your completed application.

Applications will be accepted until Tuesday July 5, 2022 at 4PM.

Job Description: Library Aide

The City of Keene is an Equal Opportunity Employer

– Posted 6/21/22

Part-Time Reference Assistant – Howe Library (Hanover, NH)

The Howe Library is recruiting for a part-time Reference Assistant to assist and provide information services to library patrons at the reference desk. This is a 10 hour per week non-benefited position. Some weekend and evening work required. Starting rate $23.68 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience. A complete job description (including minimum qualifications) is available here.

Applications must be submitted through the Town of Hanover’s online recruiting system. For instructions, please visit and select Employment. All job offers contingent on outcome of background check. The Town of Hanover is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

– Posted 6/2/22

Librarian – Russell Memorial Library (Monkton, VT)

Russell Memorial Library is looking for friendly, book-loving folks to join our staff! Pay starts at $15.40 per hour with shifts of roughly four hours per week. Time of week is negotiable- while the kids are in school!- and more hours may be available. We are happy to train you from zero, just bring an open mind, good customer service, and a love of books. Contact us at or 453-4471.

– Posted 5/26/22

Circulation Library Assistant – South Burlington Public Library (South Burlington, VT)

The South Burlington Public Library is a new building where the Circulation Desk is front and center. Circulation staff check in and out over 23,000 items per month. We are seeking a Circulation Assistant with energy and enthusiasm for working with the public, and focus for
handling administrative duties. The Assistant will also work on displays and back room tasks. They will work two of four Saturdays and four evenings. They will sometimes be responsible for the desk, with back up nearby. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Experience working in a library would be helpful. Fluency in a language other than English is also desirable but not required. This position is part time with no benefits. Download the full job description here.

The City of South Burlington values diversity – in backgrounds and experiences. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and our employees are people with different strengths, experiences and backgrounds, who share a passion for our municipality, its residents, businesses, and visitors. Diversity not only includes race and gender identity, but also age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion and many other parts of one’s identity. All of our employee’s points of view are key to our success, and inclusion is everyone’s responsibility.

To apply, please send a confidential cover letter, resume, and three references to:
US MAIL:           Jaimie Held, Human Resources Manager, 180 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403
EMAIL:      with “Circulation Library Assistant”  in the subject line.

– Posted 5/26/22

Assistant Librarian – Swanton Public Library (Swanton, VT)

The Swanton Public Library has a position open for an assistant librarian. Duties include assisting with the daily operations of the library, including issuing new library cards, checking library materials in and out, shelving books, locating books and other materials for patrons, assisting in creating exhibits and displays, and other activities as assigned. A love of books and basic computer and communication skills a plus. This is a part-time position, beginning at 15 hours a week, with an option for more. Contact Abbey Gaudette at or (802) 868-7656.

– Posted 5/21/22

Assistant Circulation Librarian – Kellogg-Hubbard Library (Montpelier, VT)

We are seeking an Assistant Circulation Librarian to work on the Circulation desks at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.  Librarians are the most public face of our Library and need to effectively juggle working in a busy environment while handling all aspects of circulation desk procedures.   This position is scheduled for 17.75 hours per week, working the following schedule: Tuesdays from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm, Thursdays from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm, Fridays from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm and Saturdays from 11:00 – 1:15.

The ideal candidate must have two years of college, or equivalent combination of education and experience and library or library-related experience is preferred.  This position pays a starting wage of $17.02 per hour, includes some benefits, and is part of the library’s collective bargaining unit.

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and 3 references to  The position is open until filled.

You can find the full job description and benefits summary for this position at

– Posted 4/27/22

Library Assistant – Albany Public Library (Albany, VT)

The Albany Public Library is seeking a Library Assistant (6 hours a week) to begin mid-May, 2022. The assistant position supports the part-time library director with the operations of the library such as working the circulation desk, managing interlibrary loans, offering direct patron support, and helping to plan and implement library programs. Must be 18 years or older, be comfortable with using technology, and enjoy reading and people.

Starting pay is $15/hour. Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to: by April 22, 2022.
– Posted 4/11/22