Registration Clerk

Register patrons to allow them to borrow books and other library materials.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $37,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Registration Clerks do?

Registers library patrons to permit them to borrow books, periodicals, and other library materials: Copies identifying data, such as name and address, from application onto registration list and borrowers’ cards to register borrowers, and issues cards to borrowers. Records change of address or name onto registration list and borrowers’ cards to amend records. Tends microfilm machine to record identification of borrower and materials issued [PHOTOGRAPHIC-MACHINE OPERATOR]. Reviews records, such as microfilm and issue cards, to determine title of overdue materials and to identify borrower. Types notices to notify borrower of overdue material and amount of fine due.

Should I be a Registration Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Circulation Representative, Circulation Supervisor

    How to become a Registration Clerk

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