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Library is a place where different books are stored and available for reference. Every school, college, city, town, etc., has a library. Although it sounds simple, managing a library is a tedious task. Ever wondered how a librarian knows about every book in the library - its availability and location? This is because the librarian has a proper system in place which helps in the efficient management of the library. To work at the position of a librarian, one must thus, be well-acquainted with the basic computer operations, should have a flair for keeping books, and draft an effective librarian resume which will put forth the same credentials effectively. The resume sample given below will help to understand this better.

Jenny C. White
2385 Hollow Lane
Richmond, VA 23225
Phone: 6540 1278100

Career Objective:

To work with the best libraries in the town and assure effective management of the same to provide utmost satisfaction to the readers. Exercise full computerized control on the library to avoid any discrepancies in the work.

Career Summary:

Work experience of 3.5 years and currently working with Town Hall Library, VA as an Assistant Librarian. Well-acquainted with the computer operations to keep a track of the book inventory in the library – the issuing, return, and location of the books. Have been responsible for updating the inventory of the library by studying the reviews of various books, their demands, etc.

Professional Experience:

Currently working with Town Hall Library, VA
Designation: Assistant Librarian
(January 2012 - till date)

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work in coordination with the Chief Librarian
  • Keep a record of all the books issued, returned, etc.
  • Make proper entries regarding the new books using the data management software
  • Maintain a record of all the members of the library
  • Issue membership cards to new members, renew memberships, etc.
  • Update the library with the latest books
  • Maintain the video library
  • Supervise the maintenance and discipline of the library
  • Report to the Librarian
  • Compile the monthly reports and get them approved from the Librarian


  • Received an appreciation letter from the Librarian for dedication and smart work
  • Ranked the 'Most Popular Employee' as per the customer satisfaction survey conducted with the members of the library

Previous Work Experience:

St. Joseph's School
Designation: Librarian

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Issuing library cards to school students
  • Maintaining the school library
  • Making entries of the new books introduced in the library
  • Sending requests to the Head Teacher for updating the library and getting new books
  • Updating computer records of all the books that are issued, returned by students, etc.
  • Understanding the requirements of students and placing orders for new books accordingly


Dual Post Graduation:

  • Master of Library Science - 2010
  • Master of Arts with Honors in Literature - 2010

Bachelor of Arts - 2008

IT Skills:

Proficiency in basic computer and Internet operations.

Extra Curricular Activities:

  • Participated in Girls Hockey Inter-College Tournament - 2010
  • Participated in Inter-College Chess Competition


  • Awarded with the 'Best Student Award' for the year 2009
  • Won first prize in Paper Presentation Competition organized for literature students


Looking for suitable job opportunities in Virginia.


Available on request


Jenny C. White

A librarian is thus, responsible for the efficient management of a library. He should have complete knowledge of all the books in the library and be efficient in coding and tracking as well as maintaining computerized records of the same. A librarian in the USA can expect an approximate salary of $57,062. Currently, around 148,450 employees are working at this position in the USA. Although, the virtual library is easily accessible to all and has become even more accessible because of smart phones, the on-site libraries still see huge memberships. The fun of reading books from a library is quite different than compared to reading virtual books. Refer to a librarian cover letter sample for a clear idea of this job profile. The resume sample also gives a clear idea of how and what skills need to be projected in the resume, so as to portray oneself as the best for the said position. Go ahead and get started!

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