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Library Assistant for Reference Services – Full time position

The Library seeks an individual who will interact with the public in a pleasant and professional manner and assist patrons in the use of Library resources.

The successful candidate will have extensive computer and Internet skills, knowledge of reference resources both print and online, and knowledge of books, authors and readers interests.

Examples of duties include: Answer reference questions in various formats, provide services in a timely, sensitive, and confidential manner, consistent with a high level of customer service, and instruct library patrons in use of resources including public computers, online catalogs, databases, and downloadable resources.  Other areas of responsibility include: Programs and displays, History Room resources, Homebound lending and the Lab @ the Library.

Saturday and evening hours required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree plus two years library experience.

Send cover letter, resume and 3 references to:
Alison Boutaugh, Director
Thompson Public Library
934 Riverside Drive  PO Box 855
North Grosvenordale, CT 06255

Application deadline:  Wednesday, November 3rd by 4pm.  No phone calls, please.
The Thompson Public Library is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.