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Job Opening: Part-time: Library Assistant - 22.5 hours per week

Be part of our team and enjoy fulfilling work helping to serve our community with essential library services!

The Oliver Wolcott Library is seeking a part-time library assistant with excellent customer service skills to work the public service desk, moderate our Monday Scholars, provide book request services for book clubs and Inter-library loan, and assist with other library duties. We are seeking someone who is able to work independently and as part of a professional team. The Oliver Wolcott Library has high standards of service and a dedication to excellence, and seeks that in all of our staff. 

The Oliver Wolcott Library is located in historic and beautiful Litchfield, Connecticut. It is a highly engaged, educated community. This year, we ranked #1 in adult circulation per capita! The Oliver Wolcott Library is a positive, supportive work environment. We are innovative, dynamic and vibrant library.  We are well-loved in our community and have an excellent team of staff, board trustees, volunteers, and patrons. For more information about the library, visit our website at 

Hours:  Mondays 9 to 5, Tuesdays 9 to 5, and Thursdays 9 to 5

Rate: $15 an hour. No benefits.

Qualifications include:
High School diploma required. 
Prior work in a library is a plus but not required.
Excellent customer service skills to work the public service desk
Excellent computer skills and general technological skills
Reliable transportation
Ability to represent the library and moderate discussion for our Monday Scholars series.
Ability to work with frequent interruptions
Ability to work independently and as part of a professional team
Demonstrated ability for accuracy and attention to detail
Excellent understanding of numerical and alphabetical ordering
The ability to fill-in for other shifts when needed will be an important consideration
Send letter of interest and resume to:  [email protected]

Position is open until filled. Priority given to candidates who apply by April 9.