Library Clerk – Converse Free Library (Lyme, NH)

Converse Free Library in Lyme is seeking a friendly, service-oriented, and organized person for the position of Library Clerk. The essential job duties of this position include (but are not limited to):

  • performing circulation desk operations
  • greeting patrons in a friendly manner, answering telephone and emails in a professional and pleasant manner
  • assisting staff with interlibrary loans
  • accomplishing collection maintenance tasks (covering and repairing books, etc.)
  • shelving and weeding newspapers and magazines; shelving books and other materials in numerical and alphabetical order
  • providing general information about library services and the facility
  • assisting in opening and closing the library, emptying book drops, updating bulletin boards, photocopying materials, and maintaining publicity materials
The qualifications we are seeking for this position are a high school diploma or the equivalent (required), and/or some college (preferred). Excellent approach to customer service towards patrons of all ages and backgrounds is essential, as is proficiency using a computer. Library experience a plus.

This is a part-time position, 20 hours per week, including rotating Wednesday-evening shifts. The beginning hourly wage is $13.50 per hour. Benefits include sick time and vacation time. No insurance benefits included. This is an excellent entry-level opportunity for someone considering a career in public libraries. The position is available beginning May 23, 2022.

A complete job description is available at

Converse Free Library and the Town of Lyme are equal opportunity employers.
Please send resume with letter of interest to:
Judith G. Russell, Library Director

Converse Free Library
38 Union Street
Lyme, NH  03768

Applications accepted until 05/13/2022 or position is filled.

– Posted 4/20/22