Library Updates

Library Associate I

The James Prendergast Library located in Jamestown, NY seeks an energetic, knowledgeable, service-oriented individual to provide educational programming and customer service at the library. This position involves working the library’s public desks and shelving returned materials. 

This position is 20-25 hours per week and includes primarily evenings and Saturdays. Applicant must be comfortable working with the public, have a positive attitude, and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor Degree in related area
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication
  • Experience working with children and teens
  • Ability to work with others in a collaborative environment as well as work independently
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office desktop applications


  • MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited program
  • Public library experience
  • Strong problem solving skills

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply via email with a cover letter and resume to