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Temporary Teen Librarian (3 months, part-time), Gleason Public Library (Carlisle)

This is a part-time, non-benefits-eligible, temporary position to cover a 3-month staff leave expected to begin mid-January 2020. Primary responsibilities:

• Lead programs for youth in grades 5 through 12 and assist with children’s programs
• Assist in collection development and cataloging for teen collection
• Provide general reference assistance and reader’s advisory to children, teens, and adults
• Assist patrons of all ages with library computers, personal technology, and digital library collections
• Have fun and create a welcoming environment for teens and all library users

Hours will be 3 days per week including 1 evening, plus 1 Saturday per month (approx. 23 hrs/week average). Other duties include circulation, reference, interlibrary loan, opening and closing procedures. For full job description, visit

Carlisle is a small residential town about 20 miles northwest of Boston. With a population around 5,000, Carlisle has a rural feel and strong community spirit. Gleason Public Library is well-supported and a center of activity in our town.


Preferred: Masters of Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution and 1 year of public library experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for the job.

MLS students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. 

Full/Part Time






Closing Date

Open until filled

How to Apply

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Martha Feeney-Patten at  EOE/AA. 


2019-10-30 |  Quick link to this job