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Abigail Morgan
To obtain a position with your Company where I could apply my extensive experiences in the capacity of Library/Media Assistant. More than 20 years of work in the Library Industry sorting and re-shelving books, periodicals, answering phones, welcoming customers with information about the Library's service to the public, and guiding them through the library procedures in borrowing books and media on a timely schedule.
  • Well organized.
  • Detail -oriented
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Time management
  • Excellent multi-tasker
  • Strong sense of responsibility in any assignment.
Library Specialist/Clerk I-III May 1995Jul 2015 Sunnyvale Library Sunnyvale, CA
  • My last job lasted almost 20 years wherein I have earned 3 professional advancements in grade in the category of Library Specialist/Clerk I to Library Specialist/Clerk III. The skill level was upgraded for my performance consistent with the leadership and administrative capabilities I have demonstrated during my tenure in the ascending grade levels I to III.
  • Served as a lead clerk II in a semi-supervisory position, training prospective Grade I level clerks in sorting and re-shelving according to an alpha, numeric system using the Dewey Decimal classification.
  • Supervised stack maintenance .  Searched claims returned materials using tracer forms.
  • Shifted library materials and assisted in organizing collection or projects.
  • As Library Clerk III for Acquisitions, the primary responsibilities and general clerical duties was searching through the Acquisition database and retrieving and inputting relevant data via computer by printing out necessary receive new incoming materials and further processing them by the library Tech staff.
  • Provided quality customer service at the checkout desk 
  • As part of maintaining record keeping, I updated patron information such as contact information and paid fees.
  • Assigned periodically at the Tech. Center Desk for assistance in troubleshooting the library's public photocopy machines, printers and the Internet computers when inquiries arise from library patrons.
  • Monitored the lending of reserved course materials. Answered patrons' questions at the circulation desk and by triage calls on phone. Maintained complete and accurate records of all library transactions.
  • Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals.
  • Greet visitors or callers and handle their inquiries or direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs.
  • Register new patrons and issue borrower identification cards that permit patrons to borrow books and other materials.
Library Aide/Page Jan 1997Jul 2001 Palo Alto Main Library Palo Alto, CA
  • Sorting, re-shelving books alpha, numerically and periodicals by a color coded system.
  • Performed basic mail distribution activities in preparing overdue and reserve notices by grouping them into batches of corresponding zip codes.
  • Maintained orderliness of the library's bulletin board alcove.
  • Open and close library during specified hours and secure library equipment, such as computers and audiovisual (AV) equipment.
Library Page Jan 1989Sep 1997 Menlo Park Library Menlo Park, CA
  • Retrieved back issue periodicals & newspapers from the library's basement as requested by patrons.
  • Open and close library during specified hours and secure library equipment, such as computers and audiovisual (AV) equipment.
  • Locate library materials for patrons, including books, periodicals, tape cassettes, Braille volumes, and pictures.
  • Provide assistance to librarians in the maintenance of collections of books, periodicals, magazines, newspapers, and audiovisual and other materials.
  • Sort books, publications, and other items according to established procedure and return them to shelves, files, or other designated storage areas.
High School Diploma Jun 1983 Independence High School San Jose, CA, US Proudly graduated in 1983 from Independence High School in San Jose, California. 

Minor in English.

Double major in Music.

Member, Independence High School 76th Cavalry Band.

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Previous Companies:

  • Sunnyvale Library
  • Palo Alto Main Library
  • Menlo Park Library

Previous Job Positions:

  • Library Specialist
  • Clerk I III
  • Library Aide
  • Page
  • Library Page


  • Independence High School

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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