The Riverhead Free Library is a not-for-profit library that provides library services to residents of the Riverhead Central School District, East Moriches Union Free School District, Eastport-South Manor Central School District, Remsenburg-Speonk Union Free School District, and the East Quogue Union Free School District.  Completed applications are kept on file for one year, and candidates will be considered for any open position for which they are eligible. Incomplete applications will be disregarded.

The library's positions are listed below. Please note that this listing does not imply current openings for any position.


Library Page, part-time

Page duties include shelving library materials, maintaining the collection, assisting in library programs, and other duties as needed. All Page positions are part-time and year-round.  We also have seasonal Page positions.  Applications will be accepted from those who are age 16 or older.


Library Clerk

Duties vary by department.  Clerks are hired in our Circulation, Adult  & Information Services, Youth & Family Services,  Administration, Computer Services, and Technical Services Departments.  A high school diploma or equivalent is required.



Responsible for cleaning and maintenance in the building.  Custodial work includes, but is not limited to: sweeping, dusting, cleaning glass, mopping floors, polishing wood, taking out trash, setting up and breaking down tables and chairs, receiving deliveries, moving boxes, making minor repairs, preparing the building for opening and securing the building after closing. A high school diploma or equivalent is required.


Guard, part-time

Duties include monitoring the premises for disturbances or suspicious circumstances and working with the Librarian in Charge to maintain order in the building.  A high school diploma and a valid NYS security license are required.



Duties vary by department. They include but are not limited to providing reference and research assistance to patrons, assisting them with computer use, ordering books, and planning library programs.  Enrollment in an accredited MLS Program or a completed MLS degree is required. A NYS Public Librarian Certificate is necessary for those who have completed their MLS degree.  Librarian candidates must attach a resume to their application.