Part-time Library Assistant in Circulation

Barrington Public Library

Town of Barrington

Application Deadline

Apply By Jan 15th, 2021


$15.00 per Hour   Calculate


Barrington, 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

DUTIES: Checks library materials in and out; unpacks delivery bins; registers patrons for library cards; enters magazines into Sierra database; sorts mail; searches shelves for items requested by patrons (for either in-library pickup or curbside pick-up); directs patrons to other departments; other duties as assigned.

COMPENSATION: $15.00 per hour.

EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent, but Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Library experience preferred; experience with Sierra/Innovative Interfaces ILS preferred.

Because this is a public-facing position, we are looking for individuals who are out-going and friendly, and who have strong interpersonal skills.

Current schedule: Tuesday and Thursday, 4:00 pm-7:00 pm, and every third Saturday 9:00 am–2:00 pm.

Future schedule (Estimated Spring 2021, when the library hopes to resume full hours):
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm-9:00 pm (except for every third week - Saturday 9:00 am-5:00 pm instead of the Thursday shift).

Position available week of February 1, with some training the week of January 25.

Please send resume, cover letter, and the names of 3 references to:
Doug Swiszcz
Collections Management & Circulation Librarian/Assistant Director
Barrington Public Library
281 County Rd.
Barrington, RI 02806

or email to:

Town of Barrington is an EEO employer.

The Community

Barrington is a suburban town located in Rhode Island's East Bay, with a population of approximately 16,000.

Posted Jan 6, 2021