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Part-Time Librarian I / Librarian Trainee - Sachem Public Library

September 08, 2021 1:09 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

Part-Time Librarian I / Librarian Trainee

Patron Services (17.5 hours)

Sachem Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, creative and service-oriented librarian with strong interpersonal skills to join our Patron Services Department. 

Job Duties:

  • Provide a high level of customer service, demonstrating cheerfulness and optimism. 
  • Provide all circulation services in a friendly, timely, sensitive and confidential manner. 
  • Utilize Sierra and current technologies that support departmental functions, including Microsoft and Google products.  
  • Help patrons with locating materials and basic reference questions. 
  • Assist patrons with copy machines and other equipment.
  • Ability to manage phone calls and in-person requests simultaneously.
  • Demonstrate good judgment in interpretation of Library policies.
  • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills for working collaboratively on library outreach and events. 
  • Promote Library services and programming.
  • Ensure accurate cash handling.
  • Commit to a continuous learning environment for self and others.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • MLS degree from an ALA accredited school for a Librarian I or actively enrolled in an accredited MLS program with at least 12 credits for a Librarian Trainee.
  • This position requires a combination of days and evenings totaling 17.5 hours per week based on the needs of the department.  
  • Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays in rotation.  Availability for a minimum of two Saturdays per month is required.  
  • Flexibility to work afternoons and evenings a plus.  

To be considered for this position, please send, email or fax your resume and cover letter no later than September 22, 2021.

Sachem Public Library

150 Holbrook Road

Holbrook, New York 11741


Fax: (631) 588-3475

Sachem Public Library

150 Holbrook Road, Holbrook, NY 11741 | 631-588-5024 |

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