Library Aide/Circulation

Would you enjoy working part-time hours in a friendly work environment with great colleagues?

Are you available evenings and Saturdays? 

Do you have excellent communication and public service skills? 

Do you love a challenge and want to make a difference? 

If you answered yes to these questions, apply for one of our two part-time Library Aide openings at the Keene Public Library!  One of the available positions will offer approximately 16 hours per week. The other position offers 24 hours per week. Both positions require working some evening and Saturday hours.

These positions provide critical services at the library’s circulation desk, while offering competitive pay and a variety of activities. Duties include assisting patrons at the library’s circulation desk, checking materials in and out on the library’s computerized circulation system, answering the telephone, and responding to inquiries.  The person selected also will bring the external rolling book cart into the library and check in the returned materials.  The ability to perform all tasks on the library’s automated system is required.  Qualified applicants will have an Associate’s Degree or two-year technical certificate, and at least one year of customer service experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  College level coursework and previous library experience is desired. 

Note: This position requires frequent walking, standing, lifting, reaching and bending.  Frequently will lift and/or move up to 10 lbs., occasionally up to 25 lbs.  The external rolling book cart holds approximately 100 lbs. of materials.

If you’re excited about working with a dedicated team of employees in a library where the focus is on learning, creativity, collaboration, and community, apply online today:  Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application.  Applications will be accepted through August 9th. 


City of Keene
Close Date: 
Sunday, August 9, 2020
Starting pay rate is $18.12 per hour, with a pay range of up to $22.58 per hour.