Westerly Library and Wilcox Park seeks a personable, public service oriented individual to work in their busy Public Services Department. Duties include checking materials in and out, issuing new library cards, assisting patrons in locating books on our shelves and reserving books through interlibrary loans, answering phones, computer assistance, and shelving materials. Additional duties may include supervising volunteers, providing computer assistance to patrons, enforcing library policy, and assisting in other library departments as needed. Must have excellent communication skills, ability to shelve books in proper alphabetical and numerical order, and possess mid-level computer skills.
Hours and Pay:
Starting rate is $16.50 per hour (this rate will be increasing to $16.75 per hour on July 1, 2024). 20 hours per week. Will be required to work some evenings and occasional Saturdays.

For a full job description click here. For the Employment Application, please click here.

Applicant must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent. Experience in customer service preferred. Experience working in a library a plus. Flexibility regarding scheduling a plus. Westerly Library and Wilcox Park strives for a respectful and inclusive workplaces with equal employment opportunity for all and is EEOC compliant. Background check required.

Please send the completed application, a letter of intent, and resume to Position open until filled. Qualified applicants will be contacted through email.


A place for everyone, since 1892!

Westerly Library and Wilcox Park strives for a respectful and inclusive workplace with equal employment opportunity for all, and is EEOC compliant. We believe in empowering our staff to make meaningful contributions to the communities and patrons we serve.

We have developed a comprehensive set of employment benefit programs to supplement our employee’s regular wages. After a three month (90 day) probationary period, staff are offered the following:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Bereavement and Funeral Leave
  • Professional Development

*Please note that benefits vary between full-time and part-time positions.

To apply for any of our open positions, please submit a letter of intent, resume, and employment application to:

Background checks are required for anyone offered a position within the organization. Qualified applicants will be contacted via email.

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