Newton Free Library is seeking an energetic, customer service oriented person to join our youth services team to provide excellent patron service and contribute to a variety of programs and projects that make our library special to so many children and families. Our Youth Service Department is one of the busiest in Massachusetts and we deliver a wide array of programming and outreach to the Newton community, with nearly 38,000 program attendees last year.
This is an opportunity for an individual with a positive attitude who thrives in an ever changing fast-paced environment. Assist patrons at our busy children’s circulation desk and in our teen and tween area. Perform a variety of office tasks and circulation duties as assigned, including checking material in and out, answering phones, processing items on-hold for patrons, and answering a variety of information and readers advisory questions. Candidates must enjoy working with children and families and possess excellent customer service and communication skills, strong organizational skills, have the ability to pay attention to detail and easily prioritize tasks.