Perform circulation activities in the Adult and Children's Departments
Duties Include:
Operation of library software and online catalog; shelving materials; inter-library loan; assisting patrons with reference, reader advisory and computer questions; keeping shelves and displays in order. May be assigned other duties as needed. Position requires the ability to follow oral and written directions and to deal tactfully and courteously with the public.
Essential Functions:
  • Communicate verbally and in writing
  • Retrieve and shelve books
  • Type and operate a computer
  • Calculate payments on the cash register
  • Maintain records
  • Operate library machines and equipment
  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds and push and pull a full book cart.
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma and preferably some college level study and/or appropriate library experience. Computer experience required.
Hours available in the Children's Room (multiple positions available):
Monday 12 to 8 pm
Tuesday - Thursday 4 to 8 pm
Alternating Friday/Saturday 9 to 5 pm
Hours at the Adult Circulation Desk:
Thursday 12 to 8 PM
Alternating Friday/Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Carolyn Magnus, Director, at or use pur job application below.  Please print the application and return it to Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871
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