Instruct patrons on how to use reference sources, card catalogs, and automated information systems.
Open and close library during specified hours and secure library equipment, such as computers and audio-visual (AV) equipment.
Locate library materials for patrons, including books, periodicals, tape cassettes, Braille volumes, and pictures.
Answer routine inquiries and refer patrons in need of professional assistance to librarians.
Maintain records of items received, stored, issued, and returned and file catalog cards according to system used.
Operate small branch libraries, under the direction of off-site librarian supervisors.
Enter and update patrons' records on computers.
Manage reserve materials by placing items on reserve for library patrons, checking items in and out of library, and removing out-dated items.
Register new patrons and issue borrower identification cards that permit patrons to borrow books and other materials.
Lend, reserve, and collect books, periodicals, videotapes, and other materials at circulation desks and process materials for inter-library loans.