McArthur Public Library

270 Main St - Biddeford, Maine - 207 284 4181

McArthur Public Library, located in Biddeford, Maine, is currently accepting applications
for a part-time Circulation Assistant.

As Biddeford has continued to develop in an exciting way that is drawing attention all
over Maine, our library continues to be the center of the community and the downtown, as
it has been for more than 150 years. We have a very busy Circulation department and this
team is the front face of McArthur Library.

The Circulation Assistant position’s hours will vary from 15-20 hours/wk or more
(possibly up to 25-30 weekly) depending on the coverage needed. Hours will vary from week
to week. Availability for evenings and a Saturday rotation are a must. Flexibility on a
weekly basis is imperative!

Candidates must have prior library experience, excellent customer service skills, an
outstanding sense of humor, boundless energy and ambition, be detail-oriented, computer
literate and able to work in a busy, fast-paced environment. Minimum high school graduate
or equivalent education is required.

Responsibilities will include (as an example): serving patrons via a variety of means;
performing circulation desk tasks as outlined by supervisor; answering and rerouting
phone calls, checking material in and out, processing reserves and holds; performing
opening and closing procedures, shelving materials accurately; and assisting in
processing new materials.

The starting pay for this position will range from $11.50/hour to $12.50/hour.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and interviews will begin

Position Description

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to or mail to
the address below.

McArthur Public Library
Attn: Jeff Cabral, Director
P.O. Box 346
Biddeford, ME 04005