Talking Books Library Clerk

Select talking books for mailing to blind library patrons.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $37,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Talking Books Library Clerks do?

Selects talking books for mailing to blind library patrons: Compares borrower’s written request with list or chart of available titles. Selects books or materials, such as large type or braille volumes, tape cassettes, and open reel tape talking books, following borrower’s request, or selects substitute titles, following such criteria as age, education, interest, and sex of borrower. Obtains books or materials from shelves. Types address label to prepare books or materials for mailing. May type records, such as material or issue cards. May receive and inspect talking books returned to library [BRAILLE-AND-TALKING BOOKS CLERK].

Should I be a Talking Books Library Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Book-Loan Clerk, Library Clerk, Talking Books

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