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Hastings Public Library

HPL is Hiring a Library and Local History Assistant

HPL is hiring
HPL is Hiring a Library and Local History Assistant

The Hastings Public Library is hiring a
Library and Local History Assistant

Applications are accepted through Saturday October 31, 2020

Apply in person at the Library or online through Indeed

The full job description can be viewed at Indeed, but an overview is below.

Please note the position description has changed from the original posting on 10/21/2020.

Position Summary

Seeking a highly motivated, open-minded and tech savvy individual to act as a Library and Local History Assistant for the Hastings Public Library. This role will include assisting with management of both physical and virtual local history resources related to Hastings and Barry County. This position will also assist with daily library operations including providing friendly, high quality customer service to all Library patrons.


  • Check materials in and out, register patrons for library cards, assist public with self- checkout, renewals, holds, computers, faxes and other duties as assigned.
  • Provide excellent service to the public with onsite materials and resource sharing, access to public computing and online resources, reference and referral information.
  • Aid the Assistant Director with organizing, cataloging, inventorying and maintaining local history resources contained in the library's Michigan Room.
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Main Branch
Hastings Public Library
227 E. State St., Hastings, MI 49058

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The Drive-thru is OPEN!

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Drive-thru and Computer Hours (effective November 30, 2020)

Monday, Tuesday, Friday:
10:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday, Thursday:
10:00am - 7:00pm

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