We’re Hiring!

The Little Falls Public Library is looking for a part time Library Aide! Interested applicants can submit their information and resume by clicking this link: https://forms.gle/11zn5ffvhkfrkxpP9

Full job description:

Library Aide is a part time position, 16-20 hours a week with weekday and weekend shifts, $14.20/ hour


  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and professionally with staff, patrons, and external
  • Proven capacity to perform tasks accurately within a dynamic and occasionally disruptive
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Adherence to library policies and procedures.
  • Competence in working autonomously.


Reporting to the Library Director, this role entails executing
various circulation tasks, directing patron inquiries, as well as inspecting and managing materials for
cleaning, repair, withdrawal, and reordering.


  • Experience:
    • One year of prior work experience, including a background in customer service.
    • ┬áBasic familiarity with library operations and procedures
  • Education:
    • Completion of high school or an equivalent qualification.
  • Functional Abilities:
    • Proficiency in operating a computer and acquiring familiarity with various library-related
    • Competence in using an iPad and handling cash transactions responsibly.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills.
    • Capability to work with alphabetical and numerical systems.
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Regularly engaged in standing, walking, and sitting.
    • Capable of lifting 30 pounds, bending, stooping, climbing, crouching, pushing, and pulling
      objects exceeding 50 pounds.
    • Reach and handle tasks effectively.


  • Assist in the circulation of library materials.
  • Thorough understanding and enforcement of library check-out procedures and policies.
  • Facilitate book and materials check-out for patrons and manage the return process.
  • Interact with patrons to assist with holds and content downloads from Libby.
  • Process daily deliveries from Mid York, including notifying patrons of requested materials availability.
  • Register patrons for library cards and verify account information, addressing any fines or bills as necessary.
  • Process hold requests for both local and Mid York System patrons.
  • Assist in maintaining the collection, including identifying materials in need of repair, cleaning, or reordering under the Library Director’s guidance.
  • Aid patrons with technology and research inquiries.
  • Uphold computer and technology policies and assist patrons with basic computer functions.
  • Assist patrons with copier and fax machine operation, including collecting associated fees.
  • Provide guidance to patrons on navigating the online Mid York catalog.
  • Aid patrons in locating in-house library materials.
  • Offer assistance with microfilm collections and microfilm machines.
  • Contribute to a clean and inviting library environment.
  • Properly shelve returned materials and maintain organized shelves in the stacks.
  • Keep rotating displays tidy and appealing.
  • Maintain the periodicals and DVD sections.
  • Ensure cleanliness and orderliness of staff spaces.
  • Manage minor messes and spills in the absence of the custodian.
  • Assist with setup and breakdown for programs in the Community Room.
  • Encourage patrons to adhere to established codes of conduct.