How to Become a Library Technician ?


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How to Become a Library Technician?

 Library Technician need excellent computer skills and must keep up with the continuously changing technology used in libraries.Library technicians usually work under the supervision of a librarian, although they often work independently. 

A librarian usually supervises library technicians and assistants. Library technicians and assistants usually help patrons find information and organize library materials. Training requirements for library technicians vary widely, ranging from a high school diploma to specialized postsecondary training. Some employers only hire individuals who have library work experience or college training related to libraries; others train inexperienced workers on the job.

Steps to become a Library technicians

Pass class 12th

Earn a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Library Science

Do an internship

Earn master degree

Apply for the job

Skills required

The skills you have acquired as a library technician (attention to detail, well organized, customer service, communication, and computer skills) can be used in these alternative careers:

Library Clerks

Records Management and Filing Clerks

Administrative Clerks

Minimum Education required

Bachelor in library science

Master in library science


Bachelor degree in library science

Master in library science

Diploma in library science


A Library Technician can get an average compensation in a range of 24000 to 36000 based on experience and skills.

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