Putnam County Public Library is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Part Time Youth Services Assistant

The Putnam County Public Library is looking for a part-time Youth Services Assistant.  Under the direction of the department manager, this position will support the overall mission of the library by effectively providing library services to children, young adults, and their families.

Candidates should possess some knowledge of and enthusiasm for children’s literature, familiarity and comfort with current technology (personal computers, web-based communication and content platforms, mobile devices, etc), the ability and aptitude to teach and educate patrons and staff in one-on-one or group situations, the ability to handle physical materials up to 40lbs, and work rotating shifts within the department.

The Youth Services Assistant will help provide patron-focused reference and reader’s advisory services for children from birth through eighth grade and their caregivers.  Other duties include assisting in the development and implementation of children’s, teen, and family programs and special events, monitoring and maintaining the Youth Services department and its resources, and preparing booklists, web content, and promotional literature as assigned.  

Job Details:

  • Part-time without benefits
  • 15-25 hours/week
  • Some nights and weekends may be required
  • Salary:  $9.00 - $14.00 per hour commensurate with experience and/or credentials

To inquire and/or apply you may fill out an online application form; download, print, and mail a blank employment application; contact the library at marketing@PCPL21.org; or simply stop by the library.