Becoming a Library Assistant
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Becoming a Library Assistant

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Also known as Library Attendant, Library Clerk.
Issues, receives and shelves library items and maintains associated records.
Training time 1 - 2 years
Avg. weekly wage $603
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 2,100

What does a Library Assistant do?

  • issuing library items to borrowers and recording identification data and due dates
  • sorting and shelving returned items
  • locating and retrieving items on request
  • maintaining records and index systems
  • receiving overdue items, issuing overdue notices, and receiving fines
  • inspecting returned items for damage and making minor repairs
  • assisting with the preparation of displays and promotional activities

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