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Position Title: Booksale Volunteer

Branch: Available at several branches

Department: Circulation, Information

Length of Commitment: 6 months to a year.

Time Involvement: 2-4 hours per week, one or more shifts

Position Summary: Stocks and weeds booksale shelves, sorts and evaluates donations. Assists with branch booksales.

Major Responsibilities: Processes discarded library books for on-going booksale. Sorts through gifts. Using guidelines and working with branch Information Liaison, separates possible collection additions and sale material from non-usable donations. May use computer to check holdings, main entry and cell numbers for collection additions. Stocks booksale shelves. Weeds material which doesn't sell from booksale shelves. Maintains an attractive, neat booksale area. Coordinates efforts with Friends of the Library in selection/branch set up of materials for annual or semi-annual booksales.

Qualifications: Must follow directions and guidelines. Able to work independently and with little supervision. Some knowledge of libraries, public interests and reading trends desirable. Physical ability in keeping with description. Discriminating judgment.

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