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

The Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, VT seeks an Assistant Circulation Librarian to work on the Circulation desks in our busy 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 21.75 hours per week, working the following schedule: Mondays from 10 am to 5:30 pm, Tuesdays from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm, Wednesdays from 4:30 pm to 8:15 pm and Fridays from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm. 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 $15.47 per hour, includes some benefits, and is part of the library’s collective bargaining unit. Please see our website for the complete job description.

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

– Posted 5/19/21

Circulation Assistant – Howe Library (Hanover, NH)

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

SALARY: $18.70 Hourly OPENING DATE: 05/13/21 CLOSING DATE: 06/01/21 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.

Please note: At this time, library hours and job duties differ as we are providing virtual services and contactless circulation via Take Out while maintaining safety protocols. The library is committed to following CDC and State guidelines for safety, including social distancing whenever possible, a mandatory mask policy, and frequent cleaning of high-touch surfaces.

– Posted 5/19/21

Library Administrative Assistant – U-32 MS/HS Library (Montpelier, VT)

If you love books, libraries, working with teachers, and of course, young people, this might be a good fit for you. The U-32 MS/HS Library is a busy, dynamic, inclusive, progressive, and multifaceted library learning commons. We have two full time teacher-librarians and a library located in the heart of our building. We are hiring for a Library Administrative Assistant to help support us, our students, and our staff. Might be a good fit for someone looking to get their foot in the door or who naturally loves books, teens, and being an integral member of a dynamic team.
Come join our team! Position is open until filled.
– Posted April 16, 2021

Library Assistant – Morristown Centennial Library (Morrisville, VT)

Looking for a part-time job? Love working with people? Are you a reader who loves to recommend books? Like connecting with the Community? Have a background in Customer Service? 
Morristown Centennial Library is looking for a part-time Library Assistant.
30 hours per week, including one or two evenings and some Saturdays. Rate of pay commensurate with experience.
We are looking for someone self-motivated, reliable, creative, detail-oriented and responsible for this library customer-service position. Must be friendly, helpful, dependable, and have technology aptitude.
Morristown Centennial Library is a vibrant center of the community. We are committed to increasing our community’s access to information, sharing the advantages and joys of reading and lifelong learning. We provide a comfortable and welcoming environment, offer high-quality services and programs that are responsive to our community’s wants and needs, honoring patrons’ rights to privacy, confidentiality and intellectual freedom.
Responsibilities include: Manning the Adult and Youth Services Circulation Desks, shelving books, assisting in maintaining the library website, managing the library’s social media presence,  creating and distributing promotional materials, and supporting other staff as needed.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to

– Posted March 26, 2021

Head of Youth Services Assistant Librarian – Town of Essex (Essex, VT)

The Town of Essex, Vermont is seeking a Head of Youth Services Assistant Librarian to manage the youth department and children’s area while performing creative work in support of the operation of the Essex Free Library. The position directs youth library programs, and selects and maintains materials for the Children’s and Young Adult collections. Duties also include the cataloging of all youth materials, management of specific reports, community outreach, publicity, and direct service work in support of the operation of the library, as well as all other related work as required.

This position works under the direction of the Library Director and works in accordance with all town policies. This position works approximately 40 hours per week to include one evening and every other Saturday. Hours will be divided between two circulation desks.

MLS/MLIS degree is required. Prior library experience is required. Candidates must be proficient with computers and technology and have experience with web platforms and social media. Candidates must be familiar with both adult and juvenile literature and be comfortable with providing reader’s advisory to patrons, particularly children. Candidates must possess considerable knowledge of the needs and abilities of children and the available library materials and services.

The minimum starting salary for this full-time position is $20.18 per hour with the actual starting salary dependent on experience and education. Candidates can apply online at . If you are unable to apply online an appointment can be made to pick up a paper application by calling 802-857-0113. This position has excellent health, dental, vision, retirement benefits, and paid leave. Applications will be taken until April 7, 2021.

The Town of Essex is an equal opportunity employer.

– Updated March 26, 2021

Part-time Library Assistant – Georgia Public Library (Georgia, VT)

Georgia Public Library needs YOU!


Library Assistant, part-time 20-25 hours per week

●        Georgia Public Library (GPL) is a hub of civic and community life. GPL is a place that not only connects patrons with information and ideas but with one another. At the Library we are committed to creating spaces where individuals from across all walks of life can come together, virtually and physically, to access knowledge freely. Georgia Public Library is open to all as an inspiring gathering place for the community, providing opportunities and resources for personal enrichment and growth.

●        Our ideal candidate is a warm, flexible, creative, and engaging individual who believes in the power of libraries in transforming both communities and individuals. They have good customer service skills as well as knowledge in Microsoft Office and social media apps. They may know something about the wondrous software that runs a library and all its collections- or have the desire to learn. The ability to lift 30 pounds is required – books!

The Position: We’re looking for a library assistant. The pay range we’re offering is $14 to $15 per hour. As an employee of the Town of Georgia, this 20-hour per week position falls under the town’s policies. Please search for “Personnel Policies and Rules 5.17” at the town’s website, . The position offers a wonderful opportunity to work within a vibrant community, to share your wonder of learning with children and adults alike, and to grow and learn in this community-based multifaceted job!



●       Story time for children; the summer reading program for six weeks in summer; handle interlibrary loans; create spreadsheets and help maintain accurate statistics for our library; collaborate with director to create opportunities for patron engagement; website maintenance; gather ideas and enact a variety of adult and youth programs.

Next steps:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to Directorgplvt@gmailvt.

Deadline for applications is Sunday, March 28, 2021.

– Posted March 16, 2021

Youth Services Assistant – Dorothy Alling Memorial Library (Williston, VT)

Dorothy Alling Memorial Library seeks part-time 25/week Youth Services Assistant

Dorothy Alling Memorial Library is seeking a friendly and energetic part-time Youth Services Assistant with a collaborative spirit to provide timely and courteous service to youth of all ages and their caregivers in a lively environment with a bustling after-school crowd as well as a busy preschool contingent (during non-pandemic protocols). The right candidate will maintain a safe and inviting environment, cooperate as a team member with library staff, and keep abreast of changes and improvements in library science and current youth literature. Ideal candidate will exhibit excellent customer service skills and eagerness to connect with community members through engaging programs and other library services. If you have a genuine care for youth, are interested in community-building, and have a passion for encouraging and inspiring readers, then we want to hear from you!

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree and willingness to work towards a Vermont library certification to be completed within five years of employment; Two years previous library experience preferred. At least intermediate skills in Word, Publisher, Excel, social media, email, internet and database searching, prevalent electronic tablets and readers, fax, scanner, copy machine

To apply:

Email a cover letter, resume and three references to Jane Kearns at The deadline for applying is April 2, 2021.

View full position description at

– Posted March 9, 2021

Library Assistant 1 Tech Services – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library seeks flexible individual to perform a variety of clerical and cataloging duties, support the Assistant Library Director and other library departments at public desks, and coordinate department volunteer tasks and hours. Part-time position (24 hours weekly) with occasional nights and weekend hours. Position includes pro-rated sick and vacation accruals. Bachelor’s degree with library experience (including cataloging), computer and people skills preferred. Must be able to work independently, while also being an essential team member. To apply online please click apply now. To apply in person please contact Travis Sabataso, HR Director at 802-857-0113 to schedule an appointment to pick up a paper job application. The minimum starting salary is $15.40 per hour, with the actual starting salary dependent on relevant qualifications. Position open until filled, but applications received by Dec. 31, 2020 will be given priority. EOE

Apply online at:

– Posted December 11, 2020

Temporary Part-time Library Assistant – Putney Public Library (Putney, VT)

The Putney Public Library is seeking a temporary part time library assistant to work during our expanding open hours.

Tasks include:

  • Providing in-person library services to the public.
  • Performing circulation, holds, shelving and interlibrary loan tasks.
  • Assisting with occupancy management, cleaning of high touch surfaces, and other tasks that help to provide a safe environment for staff and patrons.

Requirements include:

  • Completion of VOSHA training (which will be provided)
  • Maintaining COVID safety protocols including wearing a mask while in the presence of other staff and patrons.
  • Prior library experience and/or experience working directly with the public, including children.
  • Basic knowledge of library procedures, methods, and techniques
  • Exceptional communication skills when interacting with patrons in-person or over the phone

Preference will be given to candidates that have experience with the KOHA integrated library system, especially the Catamount Library Consortium’s version.

This position’s schedule is:

  • Saturdays from 9:45am-3pm
  • Mondays from 9:45am-2pm
  • Substitute hours as needed.

This position may expand to include Tuesdays and Thursdays and up to 18 hours per week.
Please apply even if you aren’t able to commit to all of these hours—we may choose to split this position into two depending on the applicant pool.

Compensation is $15/hour.

The Putney Library shall assure equal opportunity to all qualified applicants.  The Town will not discriminate with respect to initial appointment, advancement, and general working conditions against any person regardless of their age, race, biological sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religious or political affiliation, or disabilities.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two professional references to the library’s director, Emily Zervas by October 19th:

– Posted October 10, 2020