The New York Public Library (NYPL) has been an essential provider of free books, information, ideas, and education for all New Yorkers for more than 100 years. NYPL’s neighborhood libraries in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island—many of which date to Andrew Carnegie’s visionary philanthropy at the turn of the 20th century—are being transformed into true centers of educational innovation and service, and vital community hubs that provide far more than just free books and materials.
The Library Information Assistant at the High Bridge Branch is for someone who is able to work with all age groups and is able to assist with the development of the collection in order to promote the love for reading across the board. A good working knowledge of computer operations and resources along with excellent research skills are required to provide appropriate information to patrons. The ability to work independently and develop educational programs in one of the three areas in the branch is also a requirement.
Under the general supervision of the Library Manager, a Library Information Assistant: