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Library Clerk Resume

Posted by Anne Marie on March 1, 2012 at 11:45 PM

It is said if you love books, you willnever be alone anytime and anywhere. And when love for something generates income as well, there is nothing left to ask for. To followyour interest for books, and earn a living, job as a library clerk isthe right medium. The library clerks assist librarians in administrative and clerical works. This position can be found in public, college, and school libraries. Even some government departments have libraries. You can find out about this by visiting websites that provide information on government jobs. A library clerk resume is required for applying for the job.

The library clerk resume is written with a purpose to receive a call from the employer, which is possibleby presenting your skills and experience professionally. Further, your selection will also depend based on the experience. While searching for the job, you will find that the required qualification and experience for this position will be different even though the job descriptions are the same.

For instance, libraries in big cities would need you to have a two-year degree. For school and college libraries, you have to obtain an associate degree. Local libraries would appoint you even if you have completed your high school studies. The experience should include all the function and dutiesheld in this position. Experience in working with computer is necessary because of the technology used by all libraries. You will have to use computer for entering books' record, preparing member ship ID cards and maintaining records of the books issued.

Library Clerk Resume Sample

Johnathan A. Litton
2318 RailroadStreet
Marquette, MI 49855
Phone: (906) XXX-3698


To earn a library clerk position andassist the librarian in maintaining and managing the assets of the library.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Familiar with working culture of libraries
  • Extensive knowledge of entering books' records in computer
  • Skilled in book shelving and library filing techniques
  • Thorough knowledge of working in word processing, the internet, and database software
  • Ability to operate library equipments like fax and photocopying machine
  • Remarkable organizing and communication skills
  • Hold a fair amount of knowledge on books
  • Efficient in data input and retrieving methods
  • Ability to hand multi-tasks at a time
  • Can lift a weight up to 50 lbs

Work Experience

Library Clerk
Public Library, Marquette, MI
2009 – Present  

  • Assist librarian and follow his/her directions
  • Prepare and issue membership cards
  • Register customers' details in the database
  • Collect monthly fees and post it in the respective accounts
  • Maintain and submit the books' record to the librarian
  • Participate in meeting with librarian and board of trustees
  • Find ways to enhance the library filing system
  • Organize and keep books on the shelves categorically
  • Attend auctions and buy books for library
  • Maintain records of books issued and returned
  • Involve in the maintenance and cleaning of the work area
  • Receive and answer members' phone calls regarding information on books

Library Clerk
Enchanting Library, Marquette, MI
2007 – 2009

  • Took care of book shelving
  • Entered detail of books out and in
  • Registered customers for membership
  • Greeted customers and conversed with them to know their interest in books
  • Updated library inventory by researching the most read books and novels
  • Held assigned duties and followed librarian direction
  • Collected fines from members for not submitting books in time
  • Solved problems related to late submission charges


High School Diploma
Wisdom High School, Marquette, MI


On request
A neat and clean layout of library clerk resume is important to help the readers to locate and read the relevant information. This resume is a perfect example of displaying skills and experience of the library clerk position.

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