Library assistants are responsible for providing librarians with support in managing the functions of a library.

This is a clerical position and requires the right candidate to be able to assist library patrons with their requests and to ensure that the functioning of a library runs smoothly at all times.

If you looking for a library assistant position but have less experience in hand, the following resume sample will provide you with a basic idea how to craft sections and content of your resume.


Library Assistant Resume Example (Less Experience)


Midge Kent

8101 Victoria Way | Lexington, KY 42355 | (109) 900-9655 | Email

Library Assistant

• Over 1 year of hands-on experience as a Library Aide
• Well-versed in servicing library patrons using specific techniques and software
• Hands on experience in using automated library systems
• Competent in assisting patrons in use of public access catalogs and library computer systems
• Bilingual: Excellent written and verbal skills in English and Spanish
• Computer: MS Office Applications, Library Management Software

• Minimized public records access time by 33% by employing state of the art retrieval techniques
• Introduced a patron borrowing system by incorporating specific information for easy tracking of library material lent out


Children’s Library – Lexington, KY | Sep 2014 – Oct 2015
Library Assistant

• Assisted librarian with day to day library operations
• Managed technical services within the library including processing incoming serials and binding preparation for older serials
• Troubleshoot and performed maintenance on library resources for online courses
• Assisted patrons in using library materials
• Shelved and straightened books
• Registered new library patrons
• Collected and recorded fines
• Repaired library materials
• Promoted library activities

Benton College, Lexington, KY – 2016
Associate of Arts in Library Sciences – Online Program

• Proven ability to prioritize work effectively establish effective work relationships
• Demonstrated ability to work well under stress and to perform all duties with great attention to detail
• Able to work efficiently while unsupervised