|Quick Facts: Library Technicians and Assistants|
What Library Technicians and Assistants Do
Library technicians and assistants help librarians with all aspects of running a library.
Library technicians and assistants work in local public libraries, corporate and specialty libraries, and school and university libraries.
How to Become a Library Technician or Assistant
Library technicians typically need a postsecondary certificate. A high school degree combined with short-term on-the-job training is typically required to become a library assistant.
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About $tools.number.format('#,###',$op) openings for library technicians and assistants are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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