Friday, August 26, 2016

Assistant Librarian - Circulation Services, George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library, Hudson

George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library
Assistant Librarian – Circulation Services (Full-Time)

Duties: Serves patrons at the Circulation Desk and assists the Circulation Librarian in collection development and the overall management of Circulation Services. Circulates library material, assists patrons in using the library and its electronic resources, and provides hands-on technical assistance to patrons as required. Coordinates the library’s Interlibrary Loan activities and provides Reader’s Advisory services. Also assists in training newly hired employees in circulation and shelving procedures. Coordinates the library’s volunteer program and interviews and trains and assigns volunteers to appropriate work areas. Manages special projects as assigned and performs other job-related tasks as needed.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree or higher is required. Computer literacy and knowledge of social media, online resources and Microsoft Office required, along with good organizational and communication skills, punctuality, and attentiveness to detail. Must be public service oriented, have excellent customer service skills, work independently with minimum supervision, and enjoy active participation in a collaborative environment. Applicants must possess the willingness to learn new skills, good judgment and initiative. Must be able to push or pull carts, do a moderate amount of bending, squatting, lifting (up to 40 lbs.), stretching and standing for extended periods of time. Previous experience in public library circulation services is preferred.

Closing Date: September 9, 2016 or until filled.

Salary: $15.50/hour to start, 40 hours per week with some evening and weekend hours.

To Apply: E-mail résumé and letter of interest to Charlie Matthews, Library Director,

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Youth/Circulation Assistant, Kimball Library, Atkinson

The Kimball Library is seeking a Youth/Circulation Assistant to fill a 20-25 hours/week position.  This position will help the Youth Services Librarian develop and implement children’s programs, and assist with circulation and other front-desk responsibilities, including reader's advisory.

This position requires a flexible work schedule including two nights/week and two Saturdays/month. Candidates must enjoy working with children and teens.  This person must have good customer service skills and enjoy working with the public.  Four-year college degree and/or experience working in a public library preferred.

Closing Date:  Job open until filled.
Starting salary:  $14.00/hour.

Submit cover letter, resumé and three references, to Kathy Watson, Youth Services Director, Kimball Library, 5 Academy Ave, Atkinson, NH 03811 or

Monday, August 22, 2016

Assistant Librarian/Children and Youth Services Librarian, Part-time, Silsby Free Public Library, Charlestown

Silsby Free Public Library in Charlestown, NH seeks energetic person as Assistant Librarian/Children and Youth Services Librarian. Ideal candidate will be proficient in the use of computers, will have previous library experience or experience in primary or elementary education, and be comfortable dealing with children as individuals and in groups.

Position is 30 hours per week with sick days, 3 personal days per year, paid vacation and short term disability insurance. There are no health benefits with this position. Hourly rate is between $16.00 and $17.23 per hour based on experience.

General duties: Planning, promoting and implementing programs for children and young adult's, networking with school librarians and teachers, planning and coordinating summer reading program, book selection and collection development, covering the desk as required and other related library duties.

Please send resumé and cover letter to or mail to P.O. Box 307, Charlestown, NH. Resumés will be accepted through September 15, 2016.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Part Time Reference Position, Amesbury Public Library, Amesbury (MA)

Part Time Reference Position (18 Hour)
Amesbury Public Library
Summary Statement of Duties:
Under the supervision of the Library Director, provide reference and readers’ advisory service to adults,
orders materials for the collection. Assists library patrons in locating needed information through use of
reference collections and online resources. Answers reference inquiries by phone, email, or in person.
Instructs public in use of online catalogs, databases and other electronic resources. Promotes use of
reference sources. Instructs public in use of personal computers, microfilm reader/printers and other equipment.

Performs reader advisory services and instructs patrons in the use of library resources. Related work
as required.

Additional Duties: Troubleshoots PCs and other equipment. Assists at the circulation desk as required.
Supervision Required: Library Director

Salary: $24.60 an hour

Qualifications: Masters in Library Science with three-five (3-5) years related work experience.

To Apply:

Send or email resumé and letter of application to:

Erin Matlin, Director
Amesbury Public Library
149 Main Street
Amesbury, MA 01913

Deadline: Open until filled.

Adult Services Librarian, Kingston Community Library

Adult Services Librarian

Kingston Community Library is now accepting resumés for the position of Adult Services Librarian. The ASL performs a wide variety of vital patron services in a beautiful state-of-the-art building. Duties include programming, collection development, cataloging, back office management, and general library operations. Position is part-time up to 32 hours per week, with occasional evenings and/or Saturdays. Hourly rate starts at $15.50/hr. and includes paid time off. College degree and 2 years of library experience required. Recent MLS graduates considered. E-mail resume to

Youth Services Page/Aide, Part-time, Merrimack Public Library

Merrimack Public Library

Title: Youth Services Page/Aide 

Duties:  The primary duties of this individual will be in the Children's Room, shelving books and other items, maintaining order of materials and assisting patrons. Occasionally this individual may be called upon to page items on the main floor or substitute at the Circulation Desk. Find a full job description on the website.

Hours: 5:30-8:30 pm Monday-Thursday (12 hours/week) with flexibility to substitute days and weekends.

Qualifications: Candidates must
  • Be age 18 or older.
  • Have a High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Be dependable and detail-oriented; able to alphabetize and work with decimals.
  • Meet the physical demands of the job including extended time bending, lifting, and kneeling.
  • Have computer experience.
Experience working with the public is also preferred; experience with children helpful.

Closing Date: September 3, 2016

Salary: $9.81/hour

Address: Forward resumé and cover letter to Director Yvette Couser at or via USPS:
 Merrimack Public Library
 470 Daniel Webster Highway
 Merrimack, NH 03054

Web Site:

Youth Service Library Aide I, Part-time, Merrimack Public Library

Title: Youth Service Library Aide I (part-time)

Duties: The Merrimack Public Library is looking for a positive team-player to work in our fast-paced Youth Services Department.  The ideal candidate will have creative problem-solving abilities, and can be attentive to details while exhibiting a commitment to our library’s mission.  Duties include creating and leading innovative programs for children and teens; providing readers’ advisory services and guidance in locating library materials; assisting patrons in the use of library computers and online services; and occasional processing of library materials. Find a full job description on the website.

Hours: Schedule of 16 hours/week includes day morning/afternoon shifts, one evening each week and rotating weekends.

Qualifications: Candidate must be age 18 or older.  HS diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred.  Competency in computer use including  Microsoft Office products and internet searching required. Prior library experience and/or customer service experience preferred. Experience working with children and teens and/or knowledge of children's and teen literature preferred.  Artistic and creative skills are also desirable. MLIS students encouraged to apply.

Closing date: September 3, 2016 or until position is filled.

Salary:  $12.00/hr

Address: To apply, submit resumé and cover letter to Director Yvette Couser at or via USPS to: Merrimack Public Library, 470 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH  03054