The library is now accepting applications for a Public Services Library Assistant at the Bethany Library.

The current schedule for this position is:

  • Wednesday:  4 pm – 8:15 pm
  • Thursday:   3 pm – 8:15 pm
  • Friday:      9:30 am – 5:15 pm
  • Saturday:    8:30 am –5:15 pm

Total hours: 25 per week

The library will use this recruitment to create an eligibility list to fill future full-time, part-time, and flexibly scheduled vacancies for Public Services Library Assistants. The eligibility list will remain valid for 3 months from June 1, or until the list has been exhausted.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Please answer the following questions in your submission:

  1. What are your professional goals over the next year?
  2. A library patron is interested in downloading a book on Libby, Washington County Cooperative Library Services’ e-book service. What is your process for helping this patron?
  3. This position is focused on patron-facing services in a very busy public library. What appeals to you about this position?
  4. In addition to the set schedule above, are you able to add or extend shifts? Are there any days of the week you are not available?

Note: AI-generated responses will not be considered.

Please begin the subject line of your email with Public Services Library Assistant.

Position remains open until filled. The pay range starts at $19.66 per hour. Pro-rated benefits include Kaiser Health insurance, Vision, Dental insurance, Life and Disability insurance for employee. Health and Childcare Flexible Spending Account available. The library contributes to a 403(b)-retirement plan after 1 year, but employees may contribute sooner.

Job Description attached (DOCX) (PDF)

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