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Teen Services and Outreach Librarian, Holyoke Public Library (Holyoke)

The Holyoke Public Library is seeking a dynamic, innovative and creative youth services professional to provide leadership and technical expertise in the management an urban youth services department. Under the direction of the Library Director, Teen Services Librarian will work with the Children’s and Tween staff, to plan and schedule programming, and oversee collection development of youth materials; represents the library at youth services interest groups, and responsible for long and short term strategic planning. Builds strong community relationships and generates publicity by creating promotional materials. Leads orientations, visits, and promotes materials and services to the public. Strong social media and marketing skills and a highly developed awareness and understanding of emerging technologies. Must have a robust understanding of library ethics. Works closely with library administration to coordinate and leverage shared services within the City and the network. Develops and proposes youth services policy to the Library Director for submission to the Library Board of Directors.

Full-time position: 35 hours/week. Monday - Thursday, 1pm-8:30pm; Friday/Saturday, 8:30am-4pm


Masters in Library Science from an A.L.A.-accredited institution required; three to five years of experience with youth services in a library environment preferred. Significant experience with personal computers and library automation systems required. Ability to deal with all members of the staff and public in a courteous and tactful manner; work with a high level of detail; prioritize multiple tasks and to deal effectively with interruptions. Strong leadership skills and the ability to identify and analyze complex issues and develop appropriate recommendations. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time




Salaried at $32,365- 37,480/year, on a four-step schedule, plus benefits

Closing Date

November 15, 2019

How to Apply

Please email cover letter and resume to: Maria G . Pagan, Library Director at

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