Library Assistant Substitutes – Essex Free Library (Essex, VT)

Essex Free Library in Essex, Vermont seeks applications from library assistants to cover occasional shifts including Saturdays on our busy children and adult circulation desks.  Do you feel energized by helping library patrons?  Do you love assisting people with technology? Are you a super dependable person who is available for flexible substitute hours?  Public library experience and experience with children is preferred. Must possess strong customer service skills and computer skills. Starting rate of pay is $16 per hour. Applications can be submitted online at:

The Town of Essex is an equal opportunity employer.

– Posted 12/13/21

Substitute Library Associate – Fletcher Free Library (Burlington, VT)

Salary : $16.66 Hourly
Location: 235 College St. Burlington, VT

General Purpose
Serving patrons in a substitute capacity by phone, email, and in person, at the main, children’s and Help/Tech Center desks at the Fletcher Free Library. Ideal candidates would be able to cross-train to the different needs of all three desks. Hours are as needed and not guaranteed. Flexibility for last-minute and weekend availability preferred.

Essential Job Functions

  • Greet and respond to patron requests for information and materials and assistance at the Main Desk, Tech Center/Help Desk, and/or Children’s Desk.
  • Direct patrons to appropriate places or to other library staff as needed to best meet the patron needs.
  • Provide a variety of patron services using a fully integrated automated library system, including but not limited to; entering patron data, such as name and address, issuing and updating library cards, and charging library materials in-and-out.
  • Searching the automated catalog to place holds; and process reserves and patron requests for information; renewing library books and materials for patrons in-house or over the telephone using ILS system.
  • Use and help patrons with the OPAC as needed.
  • Answer phone calls, phone requests, take and distribute messages.
  • Perform ready reference as needed.
  • Assist in shelving library materials – alphabetically or numerically – in stacks as needed.
  • Prepare materials for circulation; i.e. put carts in order, check in.
  • Report violations of library rules or other conduct effecting library security to supervisor.
  • For Tech Center/Help Desk: provide basic tech support to patrons using computers, and guidance in use of the copier, fax, scanner, and printer in the Tech Center.

Read the full listing and apply online on our Government Jobs website.

– Posted 8/11/21

Substitute Library Assistant – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library in Essex Junction, Vermont seeks applications from candidates to work as Substitute Library Assistants in the Circulation and Youth departments. The primary responsibilities include assisting patrons at the circulation desk and checking materials in and out. Applicants should be adaptable, computer literate, able to navigate Koha, enjoy working with the public, and be able to work nights and weekends.  .  Job applications can be completed online at Candidates can also receive a paper application by contacting Travis Sabataso, HR Director at or 802-857-0113.  Position open until filled. The starting salary is $13.50/hour. EOE

– Posted 8/3/21

Substitute Circulation Assistants – Aldrich Public Library (Barre, VT)

Aldrich Public Library is hiring!

We are currently seeking friendly and engaging Substitute Circulation Assistants, to serve patrons by
phone, email, and in person. See the attached job description for more information. This position will serve at various desks, working with adult, teen, and children’s collections. Hours will be flexible and as needed. Rate of pay is $13.50 per hour.

Visit for more information, and to access our application.

– Posted April 1, 2021