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Library Clerk - Circulation

The Pawling Library is looking for a part-time clerk to join our team by working at the circulation desk. This position will work every Sunday 11:30 AM – 4 PM, every Wednesday 6 PM – 8 PM, and alternating Tuesdays 5 PM – 8 PM. This job requires attention to detail, ability to work independently and with others, multi-tasking, and most importantly strong customer service skills.


The library clerk performs the following functions:

·  All circulation duties: included but not limited to checking items in and out, pulling holds, processing materials, registering patrons, collecting fines, shelving and shelf maintenance.

·  Provides information to the public on library policies and procedures.

·  Performs routine searches and updates of computer records.

·  Contacts patrons to deliver messages or information on library materials.

·  Provides reference and readers advisory when needed.

·  Performs other duties as assigned by the library director.


We are looking for a candidate with the following skills:

·  Interest in library materials (such as books, movies, and video games) and library events.

·  A large degree of comfort with technology.

·  Ability to answer questions about the library.

·  Ability to work cooperatively with others.


Position: Part-Time: 16 hours per biweekly pay period


Pay: $9 – 13/hr, depending on experience


Benefits: After six months of employment, part-time employees accrue paid time off in proportion to their hours worked.


Instructions to Applicants

Interested individuals should apply online. Visit to apply.


Deadline to apply: Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Pawling NY
Part Time (<30 hrs)