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Library of the Chathams is seeking a Summer Reading Club/Service Desk Assistant for the summer of
2024. Summer Reading Club Assistants will supervise teen volunteers, listen to reports on books from children of all ages, keep track of how much each child reads, administer prizes when reading
benchmarks are reached, track volunteer hours, and ensure that the library’s busy summer reading
program runs smoothly.
Perform circulation and other duties under the direct supervision of the Circulation Head.  Perform
Youth Services duties under the direct supervision of the Youth Services Head.  Act as a floater between departments, covering either department as scheduled. Assist with youth services circulation and other tasks as needed.  Assist children, teens and parents with readers’ advisory needs.  Program docent as needed. Customer service experience and computer skills required.  Early childhood education experience and library experience preferred but not required.
Approximately 15-20 hours per week, this position will last ten weeks, Monday through Saturday, from the week of June 10 through August 23. Must be willing and able to work all 10 weeks at morning, afternoon, and evening hours. Experience using Excel and high school diploma required; some college preferred.

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