Work at the Library

Permanent, salaried positions: Town of Arlington Human Resources Department

We hire volunteers on an as-needed basis. Download a Library Volunteer Application (PDF)

Pages (hourly, minimum wage, non-benefited)

There are no positions open at this time.

Library Departments and Related Page Duties

  • Children’s Services: We’ll be asking you to put our materials back in their proper place. Accurate and timely shelving is of utmost importance in Children’s. Everything else we do revolves around being able to find materials on the shelves.
  • Adult Services: The Adult Services page job is 7 hours per week. We’ll be asking you to do detail-oriented tasks like pulling particular books from the shelves or inventorying collections by matching books to a list. You may also be asked to update system records, do photocopying, and other various tasks.
  • Teen Services: Teen Services needs your help putting books back on shelves, helping keep the teen space orderly, prepping for programs, keeping the teen collection up to date and good looking. Someone good with self direction, minor computer skills, and a love of books highly desired.
  • Circulation Department: In the Circ Department we’re looking for someone who can shelve books, move books, shelf read and help with other projects as they arise. Accuracy and attention to detail is of utmost importance.
  • Technical Services (Materials Processing): The Tech Services Department processes all the materials destined for the shelves at the Robbins and Fox Libraries. We’ll be asking you to add identifying information to our materials (stickers, labels, stamping, etc.) and tape covers, etc. Attention to detail and manual dexterity are essential.
  • Fox Branch Library: The Fox Library in East Arlington hires pages to shelve books and generally keep things neat and orderly.
Special Grant-funded Positions (hourly, non-benefited)

Russell Fund Coordinator

Under the general supervision of the Head of Children’s Services, the Russell Fund Coordinator plans the children’s and teen programming that is sponsored by an annual grant from the library’s Anne E. Russell Educational and Cultural Enrichment Fund.

Plug In Coordinator

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director, the Plug In Coordinator plans the monthly Plug In program series targeted to 50+ adults. The series is sponsored by an annual grant from library trust funds.

Circulating Art Prints Coordinator

Under the general supervision of the Head of Technical Services, the Circulating Art Prints Coordinator manages the library’s collection of 200+ framed art prints. The collection features a diverse array of artwork including reprints and works by local artists.