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Youth Services Librarian, Haston Free Public Library (North Brookfield)

This position is primarily responsible for the provision of library services to children and young adults (ages 0-17).  Duties include overseeing the operation of the Children’s Library; creating ongoing and special programming; managing the selection, inventory and weeding of books and other materials; providing readers’ advisory and reference services; promoting library services and programs through social media, the library’s website and other avenues; organizing summer reading programs; providing outreach services with schools and other organizations; attending meetings and workshops; and providing youth services statistics to the director.

In addition to the above responsibilities, the Youth Services Librarian will also work with the Library Director to find and create programming for adults, cover the main Circulation Desk as needed, and serve as Director in the Library Director’s absence.


A minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in a library setting; one or more years of direct experience working with children and/or young adults; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy; ability to use a variety of computer software programs (especially Evergreen library system, MS Office, Google products, etc.) as well as print and electronic resources.  Proficient interpersonal, customer service and community outreach skills to interact with patrons of all ages; proficient oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills.  Enthusiasm, energy and creativity are essential!

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$18/ hour; 26 hours per week, with some evenings and alternate Saturdays. This is a benefitted position.

Closing Date

April 30, 2021

How to Apply

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Please send cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for 3 references to Dawn Thistle, Library Director (


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