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Children’s Dept. Library Assistant (PT)

Library Assistant I – The Washington County Free Library is looking for a substitute to work in our Children’s Dept.  The hours for this position: Sundays: 1-5 PM; Monday: 5-9PM and Tuesdays: 5-8 PM.  Come be part of an innovative and evolving library in Downtown Hagerstown.  (Max. hour’s worker per year not to exceed 1,000 hours)  Limited benefits. 

Duties include:  Staffing the Children’s Desk, working with patrons on homework/reader’s advisory assignment, taking phone calls to register families for library programs, shelving books within the department, and monitoring the department for security purposes and other duties as assigned. 

Required skills, knowledge and abilities: Have an appreciation of the importance of children and the value of library youth services. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public.  Previous library experience preferred but not a requirement.  Candidate must have excellent direct-contact customer service skills; demonstrate interest in libraries; the ability to work individually and with others. Interested candidate must be able to work a schedule that includes evenings, Saturday and Sunday.  Must be flexible and dependable.

Mailing Address: 100 South Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Min. Qualifications: HS graduate or equivalent.

How to apply: Application can be downloaded from our website at


FAX 301-739-7603

Closing Date/Time: September 28, 2018

Selected applicant will be contacted for an interview.
No phone calls please.

Posting Start Date: 
Wed, 09/19/2018
Posting Closing Date: 
Fri, 09/28/2018
Degree Requirement: 
High School Diploma or Equivalent
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