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Library Clerk-2, Mount Pleasant

Community Libraries of Providence

Salary:     $15.00 per hr.

Hours:      Full-time, 37.50 hrs. per week w/Benefits

Posted:     January 22, 2024

Deadline:  External applications accepted until the position is filled.

CLPVD is seeking to hire a Library Clerk C-2 to work at Mount Pleasant Library. The ideal candidate will possess strong customer service skills and enjoy working with people of different diverse backgrounds and economic status.


The Library Clerk-2 performs functions in the Circulation Department. This includes the following duties:

  • Performs circulation procedures of checkout/check in of library materials.
  • Answers questions from library users about their circulation record and can check on the status and location of titles.
  • Handles questions and concerns from patrons and can explain library policies.
  • Registers borrowers for library cards by entering information into the patron database and files applications; updates patron records as needed.
  • Provides information to the public about events held at the library, library services, and community information.
  • Refers persons requiring professional assistance to librarian.
  • Shelve books and perform regular shelf reading of the library’s collection.
  • Answers phones and directs calls.
  • Processes overdue notices for mailing to library patrons.
  • Handles money and processes simple fees through Square app.
  • Retrieves library materials from shelf and processes them for delivery to requesting libraries.
  • Unpacks and checks-in material returned from other libraries.
  • Maintains work area in good order.
  • Contributes to a welcoming and knowledgeable library staff and environment.
  • May work in other libraries and departments if needed.
  • Must be flexible to work at other CLPVD libraries if needed.  This position includes working evening and weekend hours.  
  • Other duties that may be assigned.


High school graduate or GED. Library experience preferred.  Excellent public service skills. Spanish speaking is preferred.

Resume to:

Maria Melvin, HR Manager, mmelvin@clpvd.org, (401) 467-2700 x.1606.

EEOC Statement:

Community Libraries of Providence is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.