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P/T Library Clerk

The Putnam Valley Free Library seeks a permanent, reliable part-time library clerk to join the staff of this small, lively community library. Approx. 13 hours per week to start, with additional hours possible in the future.


Applicants should have a high school diploma or GED (some college preferred but not required), have experience with computers, and be customer-oriented, courteous, and able to work with the public in a small community setting. Previous library experience is a plus. Responsibilities include working with the public: assisting patrons, both in-person at the Library and over the phone, with a wide variety of informational needs. The staff person will be responsible for sorting, shelving, and locating library materials; maintaining organization and general appearance of the library; providing simple directional information to patrons; and basic assistance on the use of the online library catalog, library resources, computers, and other technology or software. Must be able to lift 50lbs and stand on your feet for long periods of time. 


Hours: Monday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Wednesday 2:00 pm – 7: 00 pm, and Saturday 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. Wage: $13.50/hour with no benefits.


Please note that library policy requires employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or submit to weekly testing. Please email a letter of application and résumé to Director John Faria at director@putnamvalleylibrary.org with the subject heading: “Library Clerk Position.” Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Putnam Valley NY
Part Time (<30 hrs)