Library Assistant

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ANGUSalive offers a range of traditional and innovative library services through its network of seven full-time burgh libraries, two mobile library vehicles, a home delivery service and an extensive outreach programme.

ANGUSalive library members can select from a stock collection of over 210,000 items that includes fiction, non-fiction, local history and reference material for all ages in print, digital and e-resource formats. Each library also offers residents and visitors access to the People’s Network computers for internet, email, online learning and Microsoft Office software as well as free guest Wi-Fi for customers with their own devices. A programme of regular clubs and activities is designed to engage people with reading, literacy, culture and each other. Special events and promotions throughout the year tap in to local and national literary and literacy initiatives. Libraries also provide Angus Council’s face-to-face customer contact service, ACCESS.

Volunteers will assist staff in delivering a high quality library service for ANGUSalive
customers. Tasks may include:
 assisting in the issue and return of library stock using the library management system
 shelving returned stock
 checking stock is in the correct order
 checking the catalogue for duplicate copies of donated titles
 processing and covering donated stock
 ensuring the library is tidy by discarding out-of-date leaflets
 repairing books
 stocktaking items
 helping to create library displays
 assisting in the setup and delivery of library events and activities
Volunteers will report to the Facilities Officer and work alongside Information Advisors.

Organisation aims and objectives

ANGUSalive is the culture, sport and leisure trust for the county of Angus and has been operating since December 2015. The charity is ambitious and aims to provide the best services for its customers. ANGUSalive offers residents and visitors to Angus a wealth of services which are ‘changing lives by inspiring healthy, active and creative lifestyle choices’ through the use of its sports centres, country parks, theatres and venues, museums, galleries, archives and libraries.











Experience required: Volunteers should:  be interested in library work  be friendly and courteous with good interpersonal skills  have good communication skills  be numerate and literate  have good IT skills  have a good standard of fitness and mobility  be able to comply with all relevant ANGUSalive policies


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