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Posted 6/28/2024 - will be posted a minimum of 2 weeks or until position is filled

Library Assistant Opening

(guaranteed 12 hours up to 15 hours per week @ $17.00/hour) We are seeking a motivated & socially outgoing worker with a high school diploma or equivalent. This job you will be expected to interact with the public of all ages, so communication skills are a must. In this position you will be expected to assist library patrons with readers advisory, be able to research and answer reference questions, check in and out materials, be able to assist with photocopying & computer usage. Other requirements include being able to alphabetize and have a basic knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System to aid in shelving and locating materials. Must be able to perform basic clerical work, including being able to operate a computer. Assisting with programming for all ages is a must in all stages: development, planning and implementation. In this position you will work mostly with children when it comes to programming, including running the after school programs on Wednesday afternoons. Currently work hours are Monday: 4pm – 7pm, Wednesdays: 2pm – 7pm during the school year (4pm – 7pm, when school is not in session) & Saturdays: 10:00am – 4:00 pm). Hours may vary based on various other variables.

For more details about the expectation of this position you may click the link below "Library Assistant Job Description".

Application may be downloaded from link below. Fill out application and turn in to library at your convenience. Resumes are encouraged. 


eBook & Audio


Did you know you could check out ebooks and audiobooks through the library to read on your computer, phone or tablet?

Great news! It's simple!

If you have a phone, you will first need to install Libby, which can be downloaded from the app store. See images below.


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See directions below for initial set up.* If additional help is needed, please stop into the library for assistance.

Once set up, open Bridges to browse for ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more!

Libby Set Up Instructions:

*You will only need to follow these steps for the initial set up. Once set up, skip to step 9.

1. Find and install app from the appstore

2. Once installed, open app.

3. The app will ask you if you have a library card, Click Yes.

4. Click I'll Search for a Library and enter "52645" for the zip code.

5. Click the one that says "Bridges - HJ Nugen Public Library"

6. You will need to Click on "H.J. Nugen Public Library - New London" (in marroon colored type)

7. Enter your card number and hit Next. Then enter your phone number (without area code, unless its not 319, in which case you will need the area code) or password if you have set one up. And click Sign In and wait for it to load.

8. Once your Card is loaded, click Next and it will open Bridges, where you are now able to browse, search, and check out materials to your device.

9. Open app, click on library down in the lower left corner to browse Bridges or click on Shelf in the lower right corner to see/open the materials you have checked out.

How to Install the Libby App on your Kindle Fire Tablet

The Libby app is not available in the Amazon app store on Kindle Fire devices, but it can be installed by following the steps below.

1. Prepare your fire tablet

  • Go to Settings > Security (or Applications) > Enable Apps from Unknown Sources (this will prompt a warning message - That's normal.

2. Open your device's Silk browser

  • Visit https://apps.goodereader.com/android-apps/e-reader-apps/?did=39495 Where you'll find the Libby app. Tap on the Download button.

3. Install the Libby App

  • After the download is complete, tap Open > Install to install the Libby App.

4. Set up the Libby app with your library card

  • Launch the Libby app from the Kindle's carousel page and follow the prompts to find your library and add your library card(s) to the app.

5. Go back to Step #1

  • ...and disable the setting "Enable Apps from the Unknown Sources."