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Library Assistant, Children's Department, Belmont Public Library, Belmont, MA

The Belmont Public Library seeks a Library Assistant to work in a busy Children's Department performing circulation desk duties. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: checking materials in and out, renewing materials, collecting and recording fees and fines, issuing library cards and entering patron data, answering main desk telephone, retrieving items for paging list (reserve requests), notifying patrons regarding reserved materials availability. Also includes: providing patron assistance and responding to questions and concerns, sorting, distributing and processing materials from other libraries, and sorting and shelving materials. Strong customer service skills required. Enthusiasm for working with children and families is desired.This is a permanent part-time position to be scheduled 10-12 hours per week: 

Tuesdays 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Wednesdays 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Fridays 2:00pm -5:00pm

1 Sunday a month from 1:00pm - 5:00pm on a rotation (Between October and May)

Additional hours will be available when coverage is needed due to vacations or absences.


A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent required, along with one year of library experience, or any combination of education and experience. 

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$16.6668 per hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Please submit a Resume, Cover Letter, and Town Application to The Town of Belmont, Human Resources Office, 455 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478 or or fax to 671-993-2741 by November 27, 2017.

To view the full job description and town application please visit the Town Of Belmont Human Resources website:

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