Plaistow Public Library
Plaistow Public Library
85 Main Street - Plaistow, NH 03865
603-382-6011 (ph)      603-382-0202 (fax)
Plaistow Public Library
Plaistow Public Library

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Substitute Circulation Team Member(s) Wanted

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

Schedule: Irregular

Compensation: $12.35 to $15.00/ hour, depending on experience

Online Application Form:

Deadline: Open until filled

Subtituting is a great way to to pick up some extra hours, keep your resume refreshed, and work with some great people. Substitutes are also considered first in the event that a regular part-time position becomes available.

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

Education / Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 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".

Fire Protection System Proposals Requested

The Library is soliciting proposals for an upgrade to its Fire Protection System (sprinkler system).

The RFP can be downloaded here.

Technical drawings with detailed notes on the project scope can be downloaded here.

Technical specifications and hydraulic calculations can be downloaded here.

Project Timeline is as follows:

 RFP Issued

 November 6, 2017

 Site & Scope Walk Through


 Proposal Submission Due

 December 7, 2017 at 5 p.m.

 Agreement Reached (anticipated)

 Mid-December 2017

A site visit will be scheduled before Friday, November 17. Please indicate times a representative will be available via this survey:

For further information, please contact Cab Vinton, Director, at 603-382-6011, or

Have an idea for a program or event @ the Library?

Let us know!

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:

Scott Campbell (adults) --

Jenn Dawley (kids & teens) --