Dedicated Library Paraprofessional with experience in cataloging library materials. This included creating original MARC records, and also adapting online records to meet the searching needs of our students and teachers. Also experienced in processing new library materials that included books, periodicals, and DVDs. I am also familiar with the ILS system from my former school district, and in lending materials to other schools within former school district. Knowledgeable about automated library systems. Updated and maintained school library catalog. Attended library department meetings and participated in professional development programs.
Detail Oriented and Efficient
Works well independently or collaboratively
Library Paraprofessional, 08/2001
to 12/2016 East Stroudsburg Area School District – East Stroudsburg,
Checked in, checked out and renewed library materials using Follett Destiny database.
Received and processed new acquisitions for the library per year.
Instructed students on research techniques and the use of information technologies.
Located requested books on the shelves and in the library database using Follett Destiny database.
Trained staff, students and faculty on the use of library technology.
Located print and online materials for students completing research projects.
Trained library substitutes to work at the circulation desk.
Directed the activities of student helpers.
Researched, planned and set up informative library exhibits every month.
Library Assistant, 01/2018
to Current Virginia Beach City Kempsville Library – Virginia Beach,
VA Shelve library materials in alpha-numeric order to ensure immediate access by staff and customers.Maintain library materials in proper order and adjusts to changes in the collection by shifting materials to improve access to them.Assist customers with directional and catalog access questions to provide quality customer service, referring to appropriate staff members, as needed.Perform the tasks necessary to prepare the agency for opening and closing. Identify items for review based on condition.Perform other job duties requiring skills, knowledge and physical requirements as demanded by those duties described or less. Individual assignments will be determined by the Supervisor based on then current workloads and department needs.
Library Technical Assistant: Library Science,
2007 Northampton Community College - Bethlehem,