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P/T Library Clerk/Passport Agent

LaGrange Association Library in Dutchess County, NY is looking for an enthusiastic, customer-service oriented individual to join our team as a part-time Library Clerk and Passport Agent.  Responsibilities include:

  • checking materials in and out for patrons at the front desk
  • assisting library users in person and via telephone with information requests and reader’s advisory
  • assisting library users with basic computer usage, printing, faxing, and copying
  • answering the phone and directing calls appropriately
  • preparing new materials for checkout
  • explaining and enforcing library policies and procedures with patrons as needed
  • shelving/shelf maintenance as needed
  • other projects as assigned


Online training to become a Passport Agent will be provided and those duties include processing new passports, carefully checking personal documents, and taking passport photos.

This position is 21 hours per week plus 1 Saturday per month.  Salary is $13.50 per hour with three (3) flex days upon hiring; sick, vacation, and personal days upon one (1) year anniversary.


Requirements: Graduation from high school or possession of a GED or higher, United States Citizenship (mandatory for Passport Agents), excellent customer service and communications skills, basic computer proficiency, the ability to multi-task, and the physical ability to bend, stretch, kneel, and lift up to 40 pounds.  The ideal candidate should enjoy working with the public, have a good sense of humor, have an interest in books and movies, be able to function independently and as part of a busy library team, and maintain the confidentiality of patron information.  Prior library experience is a plus.


Please email a meaningful cover letter, resume, and 2 references to mdebellis@laglib.org, and indicate “Clerk” in the subject line.

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

LaGrangeville NY
Part Time (<30 hrs)