Part-time Youth Services Library Aide

Description: The Merrimack Public Library is looking for a positive team-player to work in our fast-paced Youth Services Department. The ideal candidate will have creative problem-solving skills and can be attentive to details while exhibiting a commitment to our library's mission. Duties include creating and leading innovative programs for children and teens in both an in-person and virtual environment; providing readers' advisory services and guidance in locating library materials; assisting patrons in the use of library computers and online services; and attending outreach events. Scroll to the bottom of the page for a link to the full job description.

Hours: Schedule of 20 hours/week includes morning and afternoon shifts, one evening each week and rotating weekends.

Qualifications: Candidate must be age 18 or older. HS diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred. Competency in computer use including Microsoft Office products and internet searching required; familiarity of social media preferred. Prior library experience and/or customer service experience preferred. Experience working with children and teens and/or knowledge of children's and teen literature preferred. Artistic and creative skills are also desirable. MLIS students are encouraged to apply.

Closing date: Open until position is filled.

Salary: $12.72/hr

Address: To apply, submit resume, cover letter, a completed Merrimack Public Library Job Application form, and list of three references to

Yvette Couser at ycouser@merrimacklibrary.org

or via USPS to:

Yvette Couser, Merrimack Public Library, 470 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH  03054