Charles W. Gibson Public Library

105 E. Main St

Buckhannon, WV 26201

Phone/Fax: 304-472-2339

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Library Aide – Charles W. Gibson Public Library

     Interested applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to Library Board 105 East Main Street Buckhannon, WV 26201. Applications will be accepted until August 13th.

Hours of Work:

     Part time up to 18 hours-per-week, available to work some afternoons and Saturdays.


Hourly wage

General Description:

Performs a variety of library circulation and clerical tasks with a concentration on public contact.


High school graduate

Ability to follow written and oral instructions

Ability to learn Dewey Decimal system, circulation system software, and library circulation policies and procedures

Ability to create courteous, pleasant first impression of the library

Ability to establish good patron rapport

Flexibility to deal with multiple and extra unexpected tasks and patrons at the same time

Basic typing/computer skills

Able to regularly lift up to 25 lbs.

One year clerical, library, or educational experience (preferred)

Specific Duties:

Perform all circulation duties using computerized system

Check materials in/out, renew materials, place holds on materials, issue new and update existing patron records

Perform opening/closing procedures

Notify patrons about reserved materials

Answer phone calls as necessary

Perform basic reference work

Aid patrons with basic computer assistance

Assist patrons in locating library materials through online catalog, Overdrive (eBook catalog), or Inter-Library Loan

Shelve materials and check shelves for accuracy

Perform any duties as designated by library director in assigned work areas



Charles W. Gibson Public Library

105 E. Main St

Buckhannon, WV 26201

Phone/Fax: 304-472-2339



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