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Youth Services Librarian, Sherborn Library (Sherborn)

Sherborn Library - Youth Services Librarian

The newly renovated and expanded Sherborn Library will soon open its doors.  We are seeking a full-time Youth Services Librarian to join our excellent team and provide services in our new children's wing and teen room.   Responsibilities include working with young adult, 'tween, and child patrons and their caregivers in cooperation with the Children's Librarian.  The Youth Services Librarian participates in collection development, manages an acquisitions budget, initiates programming with the support of our vibrant Friends of the Library group, provides reference and readers' advisory services, coordinates resources with the schools, and promotes the Library's mission in the community.


Master of Library Science (MLS) is preferred or progress towards the MLS.  Relevant work experience with youth, knowledge of the literature and background in developing programs are essential skills.  Familiarity with the array of technology currently offered in the public library setting and competency in standard office environment software is beneficial.   

The ideal candidate will be an innovative, self-motivated professional who is dedicated to public service, is aware of youth culture, and is able to present a consistently positive attitude to the public and the staff.  

Full/Part Time

Full Time





Closing Date

May 24, 2021 or until the position is filled

How to Apply

Send your resume, cover letter and the contact information of three references, along with your completed Town of Sherborn Employment Application, located at to:

Elizabeth Johnston, Sherborn Library Director:

Please put the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.


2021-05-10 |  Quick link to this job