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Job Opening-Library Assistant/Circulation

This is a para-professional, part-time position within the Circulation Department of the Rogers Free Library. The position works under the direct supervision of the Collection and Circulation Librarian.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (partial list)

  • Completes circulation duties in the ILS system including checking materials in/out, registering patrons for cards, locating materials online and in the library, enforces patron privacy.
  • Assists patrons with using and accessing library services and resources.
  • Promotes library resources and programs.
  • Maintains the accuracy of items on the reserve and collection shelves.
  • Serves at the circulation desks during various shifts: mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends; flexible and set schedules available.
  • Shelves library materials accurately and efficiently.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED essential, with advanced study (Associate’s degree or higher) desirable.
  • Demonstrated “people” skills secured through retail or other public service experience.
  • Good work ethic: punctuality in reporting for work, organizational skills, thoroughness in work completion, attention to detail.
  • Competence in computer skills and willingness to learn new applications.

Qualified candidates only please submit resume, employment application to Library Director, 525 Hope Street, Bristol, RI 02809 or [email protected]. Preference will be given to applications received by 4 PM on 11/18/22. Posting will remain open until filled. E/O/E