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Library Associate - Part Time - Smyrna Library - 3 positions

Smyrna Library is seeking 3 part-time Library Associates. The position of Library Associate is responsible for performing various duties primarily concerning the operation of the Circulation and Reference departments within the Linebaugh Public Library System. This employee has extensive contact with the public. Duties include, but are not limited to: the circulating of books and other library materials, assisting patrons in locating and using needed materials; assisting patrons in accessing and using databases; assisting patrons in using computers and conducting research on the Internet; assisting patrons in locating library materials in various areas of the library; performing daily maintenance of periodicals; and performing readers advisory services. This is an entry level position. This position is classified as Non-Exempt for the purpose of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Starting salary is $9.19 per hour. Schedules vary for these positions. Some evenings and weekends may be required.

Application Procedure: Completed applications (see below) must be submitted by email to David Coutcher at; only electronic submissions will be accepted. Position is open until filled. EOE. For more information, please read the Library Associate job description (PDF).

Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old. High school diploma or equivalent required. Prior experience working in customer service environment preferred. Prior library experience desired. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college desired.

posted 02/27/2015

Application Packet:

Only electronic submissions will be accepted. To submit, please fill out our application, print, scan and email as an attachment (the PDF will not save once filled out). Or, you may install a free PDF writer to save the form and re-submit via email. Here is the link to the free download; CutePDF Writer. Simply install the PDF Writer, open & fill out application, print using CutePDF Writer, this then allows you to save the PDF document under your own file name. Email your newly created PDF as an attachment to

You cannot submit a resume alone in place of the application. In addition, please note that all sections of the application form must be completed in their entirety. Do not use phrases such as "see resume"; simply referring to the attached resume is not sufficient. Linebaugh Public Library System will only accept applications for posted vacancies.

Volunteer (General)

Linebaugh Public Library System welcomes volunteers for each of its branches. You must be age 16 or older. Volunteers are needed to assist with: shelf reading, straightening books, phone calls, data entry, searching for books, filing, grant writing, assisting with programs, and other tasks. Volunteers should complete a volunteer application and return it to the Circulation Desk at your branch library. Volunteer orientations are held at 4 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month at Linebaugh.

Volunteer through Friends of Linebaugh

The Friends of Linebaugh Library has a community outreach volunteer program. Persons interested in volunteering for events should fill out the Friends of the Library Volunteer Form.

Computer Class Instructors (Volunteer)

Linebaugh Public Library System is seeking volunteers to teach computer classes at our Murfreesboro and Smyrna branches. For more information about Murfreesboro classes, please contact Pete Wood at (615) 893-4131 or For more information about Smyrna classes, please call Stephanie Jones at (615) 459-4884 or


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