• Weekend Library Assistant – Part Time

    Posted: 09/10/2023

    Weekend Library Assistant – Part Time

    The Stonington Free Library seeks an enthusiastic and tech-savvy team player with excellent customer service skills and a commitment to the importance of the library in the community. The library is pleased to be open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays and the current opening is a part-time position, one to two weekend shifts per month from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Hourly rate is $15.50. Benefits include sick, holiday and vacation days. 

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Delivery of excellent customer service to all ages

    • Assist patrons in person, by email and over the phone

    • Introduce patrons to all library services, collections and technology

    • Provide reference services and reader’s advisory 

    • Issue library cards 

    • Check materials in and out

    • Help manage holds, overdue items and interlibrary loan requests and returns

    • Provide copying, printing, faxing and other technology assistance 

    Successful candidate must be a team player with strong technology skills and a positive attitude. Must be self-motivated, reliable, flexible, able to juggle multiple priorities, and must enjoy working with the public. High school diploma and technology skills required. Prior library experience, college degree and familiarity with library technology are a plus. 

    Send cover letter, resume and email addresses for three professional references to search@stoningtonfreelibrary.org.


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