Reference Associate

The Auburn Public Library (Auburn, ME) is currently accepting applications for a Library Associate to work at our Reference Desk.  Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to or mail to 49 Spring Street, Auburn, ME  04210.

Summary:  The Auburn Public Library is looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing Library Associate to join our Adult Services team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The Associate assists with providing information services, collection maintenance, and programming. 
  • Day-to-day responsibilities include technology assistance (including our media lab and 3D printer); monitoring activities in public spaces and the Teen Space; answering reference questions; and adult/teen program assistance.  


  • Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or GED equivalent, a proven record of strong customer service experience, and being well-read in recent popular books and genres.
  • Preference will be given for familiarity with both Apple and PC products.  
  • Previous experience of 6 months to 1 year paid work in a library, public service or direct sales is also preferred.


  • Part-time (17.5 hours per week)
  • Evenings and Saturdays included

The Auburn Public Library is a vibrant and well-supported community institution. The Library is home to more than 75,000 items; more than 50 public computing stations; a computer lab; a media lab; meeting rooms for children, teens, and adults; and much more.  It has a very welcoming and very customer-oriented staff.

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