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Part-time Bookseller/Barista

We are looking for an upbeat and positive bookseller/barista to sell books as well as coffee in the most unlikely of places, Plainville MA. The right person would be someone who loves matching the right book with the right customer, and making delicious espresso drinks.  This is a part-time position for 10-15 hours a week, including some evenings and one weekend day. 

Before you apply, there are some things you should know about working here that might influence your decision to apply for a position at An Unlikely Story.

It is very important to be able to remain upbeat and positive when you are in the store. Your schedule will include evening and/or weekend shifts on a regular basis and include shifts as bookseller and café server. You must love talking to customers and pay attention to the details.  Sometimes the work of bookseller and barista can be physically demanding and you often spend long hours on your feet.  You must have an adaptable nature because we wear many hats. 

If after careful consideration you would like to apply for a position please fill out the application below and  email it to Emily Crowe at or Sandra DePina at


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