Essex Public Library

Now Hiring

Posted by Dana on

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Do you have a passion for helping people? Do you believe in the power of lifelong learning? Come work with us!

We are seeking a Part-time Library Assistant to provide customer service at Essex Public Library. Duties include working the service desk, assisting patrons in finding items, helping patrons use computers, shelving and organizing library materials, and helping with various programs. This position will have a special focus on providing services to teens, including helping to implement activities for teens and helping to ensure that teens have a positive experience when visiting the library.

The typical work schedule will be 25 hours a week and will include evening and weekend hours. Pay is $11.44 per hour.

A full job description for this position is available here. For more information, please contact Dana Smook, Director of Essex Public Library, at 804-443-4945 or To be considered, submit your resume and a completed Essex County employment application by e-mail to or by mail to Essex Public Library, 117 N Church Ln., Tappahannock, VA 22560. Closes May 24, 2021.

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  • Hours

    Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Thursday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Friday: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Saturday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Sunday: Closed

  • Location

    Essex Public Library
    117 North Church Lane
    Tappahannock, VA 22560

    Phone: 804-443-4945

  • About Essex County

    Essex County

    Town of Tappahannock

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