Library Assistant Resume

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Career Objective:

To work as a library assistant and help in daily library tasks using my organizational, and research skills thereby making the establishment a one-stop destination for books on varied subjects and interest.


  • 5+years of experience as a library assistant
  • Able to assist patrons at the public service desk
  • Computer literate and overall knowledge of library resources
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Familiar with the latest technologies mostly used in high-end libraries
  • Skilled in handling large information database
  • Able to file cards in the tailor-made application
  • Excellent follow-up and customer relations skills

Computer skills: Proficient in

  • MS Office
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Power Point
  • Internet

Work Experience:

Library Assistant

Friends Library, Bowling Green, KY

2011 – present

  • Helping patrons at the public service desk in locating reference materials
  • Assisting patrons with the use of equipment in the public service area
  • Maintaining membership records and communicating with the accounts department for billing
  • Performing tasks necessary to building and spreading library goodwill in the community
  • Taking regular feedback from customers to identify the needs of books collection
  • Supervising the housekeeping staff for maintaining cleanliness in the library
  • Researching and contracting domestic, national and international publishers for quotations and library materials
  • Assisting in troubleshooting problems related to the system
  • Attending appropriate meetings, seminars and workshops to enhance subject knowledge
  • Sorting out books for repairs
  • Coordinating with staff for stocking and shelving library materials
  • Checking the prices according to the quotations
  • Assisting in packing and unpacking consignments for sending for repair and shelving

Library Assistant

Reading Lovers Library, Bowling Green, KY

2009 – 2011

  • Helped patrons in searching and finding relevant books, journals, and periodicals
  • Communicated special request from patrons to the librarian
  • Researched, and retrieved requested items from the library collection for patrons
  • Maintained a list of available books and those needs to be acquired
  • Provided assistance to the accounts department in filing invoices
  • Ensured that customers’ requests are met within a set time


Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science

Wisdom College, Bowling Green, KY



Available upon request.

To know about job profile, see our Library Assistant Job Description

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