Library Assistants help the librarian in managing a library effectively. Their job is to assist in the over all management of the library and to help patron with resources as and when needed.


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Library Assistant Resume Sample


Elizabeth Hall

389 Windsong Drive, Henderson, NV 73636
(902) 911-9999, Email

Looking for a position as a Library Assistant with Greenwich Library utilizing expertise in library resource management to provide excellence in patron services.

• Over three years’ experience as a Library Assistant
• Highly skilled in providing assistant to library patrons in regards to circulation and readers’ advisory services
• In depth knowledge of methods to locate resources for patrons
• Hands on experience in information retrieval and general library management
• Computer – Exceptional expertise in MS Office Suite
• Bilingual – Able to communicate in English and Spanish

• Proven ability to work with all types of library materials
• Profound organizational skills
• Able to work with a diverse group of people

• Reorganized the library retrieval system by managing an alphabetical sequence
• Organized readers’ groups to encourage young readers’ participation and interest in libraries

June 2009 – Present
Sedenton Public Library, Henderson, NV
Library Assistant
• Catalogue and code library books and other equipment
• Check books and other materials in and out
• Maintain records of all checks in and checks out
• Assist patrons is using library material effectively
• Troubleshoot and provide maintenance on library resources
• Provide answers to basic reference questions
• Repair damaged library resources
• Shop for new books and resources as and when required

Rhodes University – 2007
Bachelors of Arts in Library Sciences
GPA: 3.0