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Circulation Team Member Wanted

The Plaistow Public Library is seeking a friendly, energetic, and organized individual to join our Circulation Team.

Schedule: 20 hrs/ week, including one evening per week and one Saturday a month

Compensation: $11.65 to $15.00/ hour, depending on experience

Status: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Online Application Form:

Deadline: Sunday, June 21, 2015

As a Team Member you help define our patrons’ experience of the library. You greet people warmly and provide helpful, courteous service in a variety of ways – facilitating circulation of library materials; offering helpful advice and information about our collections, programs and services; helping out with patrons’ basic computer needs; ensuring that your work area is tidy and well-organized; renewing our displays with fresh materials as needed; chipping in when larger programs require an extra hand or two; and administering our policies with fairness and tact.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Very strong computer and Internet skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Proven track record of success working in a close-knit, team environment

Strongly Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Library or bookstore experience

Got "Bonus Features"?

As part of a small public library all staff regularly wear multiple hats. Please be sure to use the online application to tell us about any special skills or hobbies which you think might add value to our team.


Full JOB DESCRIPTION available here.



1./  Fill out the ONLINE APPLICATION at:


2./  SEND YOUR RESUME to Cab Vinton, Director, Plaistow Public Library, 85 Main St., Plaistow, NH 03865 or email to with the subject "Plaistow Circ Team".

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Our community is full of fascinating individuals and we love sharing them with the rest of our patrons.

Are you, or do you know, someone who can:

  • Present a great talk?
  • Share a particular skill, experience, or bit of knowledge?
  • Keep an audience entertained for an hour or so?

If so, get in touch with with one or both of our program coordinators and let's see how we might work together!

Drop in or call us at 382-6011 and ask to speak with:

Brianna Sullivan (adults) --

Jenn Dawley (kids & teens) --