Employment Opportunities

Circulation Library Assistant - Part Time


As part of the Circulation Team, the Library Assistant supports all the circulation functions within the adult library.  S/he excels at customer service, performs all circulation duties (checking out and discharging library materials, collecting fines and fees, registering new patron library cards, placing and processing holds, answering and directing phone calls, and directing patrons.)  S/he provides circulation, readers’ advisory and informational services to patrons in person, on the phone, or via email; participates in daily ILL delivery; provides adult programming support and open and closes the circulation desk as needed.


High School diploma or equivalent with 1-3 years library experience.  Customer service experience, basic-intermediate computer skills; strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral; excellent attention to detail; ability to work as part of a team AND independently; ability to interact positively with library patrons and library staff; ability to bend and lift light loads.

Prefer ability to manage details in a fast-paced work environment and previous library experience.

Salary: $11.70/hr

Hours:  23hrs/wk with some nights and weekends.

Send cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Candy Pennington, Admin. Assistant, Westfield Athenaeum, 6 Elm St., Westfield, MA 01085 by Friday, December 8.


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