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Library Assistants (2), Gleason Public Library, Carlisle, MA

The Gleason Public Library is seeking two energetic and customer-service focused employees to fill two part-time Library Assistant positions (9 or 10 hrs/week each, including 1 evening, plus 1 Saturday/month)



The purpose of this position is to provide customer service and circulation services to all customers of the Gleason Public Library. General duties include checking materials in and out; answering the telephone; maintaining neatness and organization throughout the library; assisting customers of all ages in the basic use and selection of library materials and services; and covering the youth reference desk. Performs all other related work as required. For full job description, visit



Position #1: Monday 5-9pm, Wednesday 12-6pm, and every 4th Saturday (10am-5pm Sept-Jun, 10am-1pm Jul-Aug)

Position #2: Tuesday 5-9pm, Friday 9am-2pm, and every 4th Saturday (10am-5pm Sept-Jun, 10am-1pm Jul-Aug)

Additional hours sometimes available due to staff vacation or illness.



Bachelor's degree required plus a minimum of one year of customer service experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Successful candidates will have excellent communication and customer service skills and be comfortable with computers. Previous library experience, including experience with Symphony or other library software, and a strong interest in reading are preferred.


Salary: $21.47 /hour


Application instructions: Please send cover letter and resume to Martha Feeney-Patten, Director, at or by mail to Gleason Public Library, 22 Bedford Road, Carlisle, MA 01741.

Deadline: Monday, November 18, 2019


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