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Library Associate I (Part-time - 3 positions)

The Fletcher Branch of the Washington County Free Library has immediate part-time openings in our Adult Services Dept.  Rotating schedule, includes some night and weekend hours. 

Duties include: providing reference service to the community by filling request for information, offering readers advisory suggestions, proving bibliographic instruction, and assisting the public in the use of library resources, materials, facilities, and equipment; answering a wide range of reference questions by phone, email, and walk-in patrons; and other duties as assigned.

KSA: BA; strong computer skills a must, excellent oral and written communication skills; flexibility and initiative.  Previous library experience desired. 

Must secure MD Certification within 2 years of appointment.

If you are interested in applying for any of these positions, please submit a cover letter, resume and employment application that can be downloaded from our website:  

Mailing information:
Washington County Free Library,
Human Resources,
100 S. Potomac Street,
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Fax 301-739-7603

Deadline: Open until positions are filled

Selected applicant will be contacted for an interview.


The duties of this position include providing reference service to the community by filling requests for information, offering readers advisory suggestions, providing bibliographic instruction, and general assistance in the use of library materials, computer equipment and network resources.

This position includes some night and weekend (Saturday) hours. Also included are paid holidays, generous allowances for personal and vacation time, and retirement benefits.

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • Experience in customer service/working with a diverse population
  • Technical skills beyond average
  • Familiarity with computer networking
  • Knowledge of both traditional and electronic reference and user services, including but not limited to online reference services, electronic databases, and integrated library software systems, especially Polaris.




Applications in (PDF) OR (Word) format are available on our website.

Posting Start Date: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Posting Closing Date: 
Friday, December 21, 2018
Degree Requirement: 
Bachelor's Degree required
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