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Circulation Assistant - Children's department

Portsmouth Free Public Library

Portsmouth, RI

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$15.30 to $15.90 per Hour   Calculate


Portsmouth, RI




Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


Job Description

This part time position involves checking in/out library materials, helping patrons find materials, processing library cards, and providing reader advisory in the Children’s Library.  This position requires attention to detail and excellent customer service skills.  High school diploma (or equivalent) and computer literacy are required.

The hours are Tuesday & Wednesday 9 AM to 5 PM.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Sick leave only.

Additional Info & Requirements

The Children's Library is a busy department and has programs and materials for kids from birth to age 11.  The circulation assistant is under the direct supervision of the Children's Librarian.   

The Community

Portsmouth, RI is located on Aquidneck Island along with Newport and Middletown.  The population according to the 2020 census is 17,871.

HR Info

Please send cover letter and resume to director@portsmouthlibrary.org

Posted Apr 2, 2024