Library Technician (Part-time)

North Kingstown Free Library

100 Boone Street, North Kingstown

Application Deadline

Apply By Aug 7th, 2021


$19.06 per Hour   Calculate


North Kingstown, RI




Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES: Assisting patrons at the library’s three service desks (Circulation, Reference, and Youth Services) including checking materials in and out, issuing library cards, answering reference questions; assisting patrons with technology; registering patrons to use library facilities and attend programs; answering the telephone; and helping patrons with research. May be involved in one or more of the following: assisting in the ordering and processing of new materials for the collection, maintaining finding aids for the collection; entering raw data for statistical reports; entering and updating data about library holdings in the OSL database; counting monies; processing materials for use by patrons; participating in the maintenance, cleaning, & repair of the collections; shelving library materials. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of High school diploma or GED is required. Considerable library experience including knowledge of library procedures, methods, and techniques and routines strongly preferred; knowledge of book titles, authors, and reference materials and resources in print and electronic format. Demonstrable knowledge of OSL software, word processing, and Internet searching. Ability to establish and maintain effective personal relationships with the public and with working associates. A commitment to courteous and efficient public service work. Physical capacity to stand at a library service counter for extended periods and perform some light to medium lifting duties that relate to general library functions.

Additional Info & Requirements

Part-time position of 21 hours per two week pay period (working 7 hours one week and 14 hours the other week) 
Current hours are Monday and Thursday evenings 5:00pm – 8:30pm, alternating Saturdays 9-5 

HR Info

Please send a resume and cover letter to Library Director, Susan Straub, at

Posted Jul 30, 2021