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Children's and Young Adult Librarian, TOWN OF OAK BLUFFS (Oak Bluffs)

Innovative island library seeks a friendly, energetic Children’s and Young Adult Librarian for its beloved Children’s Department. Candidate must excel at progressive collection development, limitless programming development and execution, and have an overall enthusiasm for children and families. This position contributes to the library as a hard-working, creative team member.

The position performs professional and supervisory work in planning, implementing, and managing a comprehensive program of services to library patrons from ages 0 to 18. 

We are especially interested in a team player who can lead the Children’s Staff and programming schedule with positive attitude. Knowledge of computers and library systems is required—duties include collection development, cataloging, programming for children and young adults, weekly story times, developing relationships with partner organizations, frequent community outreach, as well as advertising and promotion of programs. 

Work hours include Saturdays and evenings. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Previous library experience, especially with children and young adults is preferred.

Town of Oak Bluffs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Bachelor’s degree; MLS and/or coursework in education or child development preferred. 1-3 years working in public library setting or combination of experience and education that demonstrates skills developed in the area of children’s/youth services and program development.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$54,350.00 - $57,670.00  / year

Salary Notes

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Closing Date

How to Apply

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2021-12-13 |  Quick link to this job