Employment Opportunities

Summer Aide for Children’s and Teen Services

The Canton Public Library seeks a Summer Aide for Children’s and Teen Services.  This is a temporary, part-time position which requires library and children’s programming experience.

Responsibilities of the position include: helping to prepare, present and clean up children’s and teen library programs; working at library service desks answering questions from patrons, assisting with computers, and helping patrons with the summer reading program; assisting with collection maintenance and displays; performing other duties as requested or assigned.

The position is 20 hours per week on average for the months of July and August only.  Position may start in mid to late June as budget permits. Must be available to work flexible hours, including evenings. $14.56 per hour.


High School diploma with experience working with children and familiarity with children’s or teen literature preferred. Strong computer skills a must. Must be able to learn routine library procedures, follow oral and written instructions, and communicate clearly and courteously with co-workers and the public.

Application and full job description can be found at www.townofcantonct.org or at the Canton Public Library.  Applications will be accepted until May 27, 2022 and may be directed to the Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, PO Box 168, Collinsville, CT 06022. Attention: Robert Skinner.  EOE. 

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