The Library currently has the following job opening(s):

Library Assistant (Part Time)

This position pays $16.50 per hour. There are currently two positions open.

Available Shifts:

  • Monday 9-3
  • Monday 4-9
  • Tuesday 4-9
  • Thursday 3-9
  • Friday 11-5
  • Alternating Saturdays 9:30-4
  • Sundays 1-4

About the Position

The Florham Park Public Library is seeking two part-time Library Assistants to join our team! This position offers entry-level experience working in a public Library environment, with opportunities to learn specialized tasks within our institution. Part-time Library Assistants help patrons at the circulation desk, shelve and organize library materials, assist with book processing, and take on special projects as needed. FPPL is a vibrant, busy hub for the community, and we have a welcoming and friendly team. Join us!

The Florham Park Public Library is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. 


  • Check out and check in library materials
  • Answer patron inquiries by phone, email, or in person
  • Perform Library opening and closing procedures
  • Assist patrons with locating information and resources using the Library catalog, website, and databases
  • Keeps the Library, circulation desk, and workroom neat and tidy

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Enthusiasm for public libraries and their mission!
  • Proactive customer service orientation
  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public
  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Willingness to develop skills and knowledge through on-the-job training and continuing education efforts
  • Team player
  • Able to bend, lift, move, or carry up to 30 pounds

Experience and Training

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Some college preferred
  • Customer service experience
  • Savvy with technology; particularly email, internet, Google Suite, and Microsoft Windows
  • Previous library experience a plus

How to Apply

Send your resume and a message about why you think you are a good fit for this role via email to Nancy Shah, Library Director at Use the phrase “Part Time Library Assistant” as the subject line. We look forward to hearing from you!