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Library Assistant, Town of Bridgewater Library, Bridgewater, MA

Job Functions:

  • Desk duties include checking materials in and out to patrons, registering new patrons, answering questions from the public in-person and on the phone, assisting patrons with library resources and technology, and troubleshooting patron computers.
  • The Assistant Reference Librarian helps to maintain the circulating collection through shelving, shelf reading, mending, discarding and cleaning.
  • Sets up displays and exhibits.
  • Processes and catalogs library materials.
  • Shifts at the reference desk may include assisting the Reference Librarian in preparing for and running library programming and related tasks.
  • Must be able to push book carts and bins loaded with library materials, to reach and retrieve books at high and low shelf height, to stand/sit for prolonged periods of time, and able to assist lifting up to 30 pounds.
  • May attend conferences, meetings, and participate in continuing education.
  • May undertake special projects, committee work, and other tasks as needed at the request of the Library Director or their designee. 

How to Apply:

The orginal job posting with full description can be found here. Submit your letter of interest and resume via e-mail to: [email protected] or by mail to Town Manager’s Office/Human Resources, REF: Library Assistant- 66 Central Square – 2nd floor, Bridgewater, MA 02324. Resumes and applications will be reviewed when received. Only applicants that will be offered an interview will be contacted. Position is open until filled. (No phone calls to the Library).