Library Assistant – Georgia Public Library (Georgia, VT)

Georgia Public Library is accepting applications for a Library Assistant.  

Do you love books? Are you warm, detail-oriented, and flexible? Do you have good customer service skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite? Georgia Public Library needs a personable bookworm to be responsible for shelving, and checking books in and out for patrons.

24 hours per week. Some evenings required. Starting pay $14.00/hour.  

Send cover letter and resume to  Deadline: August 5, 2022.

Library Assistant: Programming and Interlibrary Loan*

  • Interlibrary Loans: Process CLOVER & KOHA loan requests in a timely fashion, maintaining all necessary data. This includes Large Print materials from Central Collection.
  • Data Collection: Create Spreadsheets and maintain accurate statistics for all aspects of library operations, including but not necessarily limited to- patron visits, computer use, programming (passive and active), interlibrary loan, etc.
  • Programming & Promotion: Gather ideas regarding programming. Schedule & enact a variety of passive and active programming for both adults and youth, coordinate Summer Reading Program including finding & coordinating volunteer assistance, maintain white board, create monthly paper calendar, update outdoor sign regularly, & use social media channels to maintain excitement & awareness about the library.
  • Storytime Liaison:
  • Offer weekly developmentally appropriate storytime.
  • Storytime will include: books, crafts, songs, finger rhymes and opportunities to practice school readiness skills: sharing, taking turns, speaking to other children and adults, attending to books in a group setting.
  • Act as a resource to community services

* Position responsibilities will also include:

  • Patron services: check books in and out, answer reference and computer questions, provide assistance accessing ListenUp! VT and VT Online Learning, hoopla and  provide reader advisory when sought
  • Answer the phone and respond to phone messages promptly
  • Schedule Community Room
  • Shelve materials accurately
  • Shelf read
  • Maintain cleanliness and order in the library
  • Maintain patron records, including issuing library cards and necessary updates
  • Follow opening and closing procedures
  • Other duties as assigned