Youth Services Assistant – Plainfield Public Libraries (Plainfield, NH)

Library Assistant- Youth Services Assistant
Part-time: 8 hours per week/no benefits 

Job Duties

 The Plainfield Public Libraries seeks a community-oriented, outgoing, creative, and tech-savvy individual to serve as the library’s Youth Services Assistant.

  • Under the direction of the Library Director, assist children, parents, and adults who work with children in selecting library materials through readers’ advisory where appropriate.
  • Lead children and teen program planning, and conduct programs and events as needed such as story times, summer reading programs, school visits, and special interest programs.
  • Promote literacy and provide materials that reflect the diverse interests of the community.
  • Maintain the appearance of the children’s and teen room, including the condition of the shelves, displays, and general atmosphere.
  • Assist patrons with using public computers, and personal devices as it relates to library services, and navigating the library catalog.
  • Performs Circulation Desk duties as needed including checking in/out of materials, issuing library cards, locating material in the library, using the online catalog, answering phone calls, and other circulation duties.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

The salary for this position is $13.50 per hour. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Jim Allen, Library Director @ PPL at Please use the subject line “Youth Services Assistant Position.”

Review of applications and interviews will begin immediately. The position will stay open until filled.

The Library is an equal-opportunity employer.

– Posted 5/17/24