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Library Assistant 1 (Part-Time), Bedford Free Public Library, Bedford, MA

The Bedford Free Public Library is seeking enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals to join our
Circulation team. This position requires attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to prioritize tasks.

Qualifications: Ability to communicate well in English is required, additional language skills are
desired. Successful candidates will have working knowledge of computers, Internet searching, and basic
software applications. Previous experience with automated library systems (Sierra) is strongly preferred.  

Work involves constant light to moderate physical activity including walking and standing for extended
periods of time.

Ability to bend, reach, climb stairs, push book trucks, and lift materials weighing up to 40 lbs. is necessary.

Sufficient vision is essential to read, sort, shelve, shelf-read library materials, create and maintain patron records, and use multiple computer programs.

Moderate to extensive computer work required.

Salary: $17.23 per hour to start.

Schedule: Shifts are typically 4 hours long and may occur during mornings, afternoons, or evenings.
Weekend shifts (including Sundays from September to May) in rotation are required.

Apply: Please send your application, resume, and cover letter to Noreen O'Gara, Assistant Library Director,
Bedford Free Public Library, 7 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA 01730 (
The Town of Bedford application is available online at
Applications received by August 1, 2019 will be given first consideration.