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The Mountainside Public Library is seeking a part-time Library Intern who is customer-focused and technology savvy. The Intern will work one Saturday per month, a regularly scheduled 3-hours shift during a weekday, and will attend and take minutes at Board Meetings on the third Monday of each month.


One Saturday per month, one 3-hour shift (day/time to be determined) during a weekday, the third Monday evening of the month, and occasional additional hours as mutually agreed upon.




  • Find information and library materials for patrons of all ages
  • Provide readers’ advisory services
  • Assist with technology-based questions relating to computers, printers, and accessing electronic resources and material
  • Open and close the library
  • Follow, explain, and enforce library policies and procedures
  • Recommend new services and programs
  • Assist circulation staff as needed, including covering the desk during staff breaks
  • Support program needs
  • Promote library events and services
  • Attend monthly Board of Trustee meetings, take notes, and produce minutes
  • Additional duties and projects that enhance the library and patron experience


  • Enrollment in an accredited Master’s degree program in library science with the intent of becoming a certified professional librarian.
  • Successful completion of at least 4 classes toward a degree in library science
  • Interest in pursuing a career in a public library
  • Physical ability to lift 20 lbs.
  • Physical ability to bend and reach to access library materials for patrons
  • Commitment to customer service and team work
  • Competent and comfortable with technology
  • Ability to work the designated schedule on a regular basis


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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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