Boston Public Library - Connolly Branch

Requisition ID
# of Openings
Youth Engagement & Employment
Posted Date
6/27/2022 1:20:00 PM
Post End Date
7/10/2022 11:59:00 PM
Position Type
Temporary Part-Time


The mission of the Library is focused on four core areas: reading and literacy, spaces and programs, reference and instruction, and special collections and cultural heritage. Our commitment to be ‘Free to All’ is carved into the façade of the Central Library in Copley Square, and we are proud to welcome everyone equally regardless of gender, race, national origin, sexual orientation, faith, or economic status.
The Library’s twenty-five branches are spread across the city, and each location is a civic hub offering WiFi, citizenship information, computer access, and collections. Young people of all ages participate in storytimes, sing-alongs, technology classes, arts and crafts, homework help, and annual themed summer reading events. Adults can participate in everything from yoga to ESL and book club groups. Ongoing renovations and facility upgrades across the system are transforming and modernizing these beloved community gathering centers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Sorting, verifying, shifting and checking in materials.
2. Shelving materials.
3. Retrieving and routing items from shelves.
4. Answering basic questions and referring to other staff as appropriate.
5. Operating equipment such as photocopiers, microfilm readers, printers and scanners.
6. Performs other related duties as required.

The Ideal Candidate for this Job:

  1. Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
  2. Must be at least 16 years old.
  3. Residency – Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire.
  4. CORI – Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston.


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