Sample Library Assistant Cover Letter

A library assistant cover letter is a good way to gain attention for your ability to compile records, sort and shelve books, and issue and receive library materials such as pictures, cards, slides and microfilm. Such an employee also locates library materials for loan and replaces material in shelving areas, stacks, or files according to identification number and title, and registers library patrons so they can borrow books, periodicals, and other library materials. All well-written library assistant cover letters can help applicants land jobs in an important industry.

Lila Hendricks
56 Pittman Avenue
Woodland, USA 68979

September 10, 2006

Ms. Amy Nunn,
Hiring Manager
New Town Library
87 Murphy Way
Any City, USA 34563

Dear Ms. Nunn:

I noticed on JobBankUSA.com your post for a library assistant. I'm writing this cover letter to apply for that position. I feel ready to take on the duties involved, including compiling records, sorting and shelving books, and issuing and receiving library material, as well as registering patrons who want to borrow library books and other items.

I can work full-time or part-time and I am experienced, as well, having served as a volunteer in the local library in Woodland over the past year.

If you're interested in speaking to me about this job, please call me at 897-673-5645 to set up a time to meet that fits your calendar. Thanks so much for reading this cover letter and considering me as one of the library assistants you hire this month.


Lila Hendricks

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