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Saturday Staff Librarian - Children's Room, Lynnfield Public Library (Lynnfield)

The Lynnfield Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and creative person to join our collaborative and friendly team as a part-time assistant in our Youth Services department. This is a great position for someone who loves working with kids and serving the public in a warm and welcoming community with expectations for high quality services. We are excited to see what you might bring to the youth of Lynnfield. 

Assists in planning and conducting in-person and virtual children’s and teen programs. This includes conducting programs in-person as well as live on Zoom and/or recorded and uploaded to YouTube (or other similar platforms).

Organizes crafts, including preparing supplies for in-person crafts and creating craft kits for crafts to-go. Carries out other artistic projects to decorate/illustrate children’s programs, services, and spaces. Works with the Head of Youth Services to develop ideas for in-person or to-go activities. 

Assists in reference and reader’s advisory services for children and teens.

Works as part of the social media and marketing team, including, but not limited to, creating and posting content on social media.

Prepares and organizes materials for circulation. This may include shelf reading, shifting, labeling of collection, or weeding.

Upholds patron privacy laws and confidentiality policies.

Uses proficient working knowledge of automated procedures to carry out all circulation functions as well as assigned special projects.

Other duties as assigned.

Every Saturday for a 7 hour shift, one 4 hour shift during the week


Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree and some public service experience with children or an equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the required knowledge and ability. Broad knowledge of library principles, methods, materials and practices; ability to work independently, with care to detail for circulation, programming, and the general provision of library services; enthusiasm for the provision quality public service, especially with children; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to exercise mature independent judgment; ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with others, including the general public.

Upon hiring, applicant must be able to work every Saturday for a 7 hour shift and one 4 hour shift during the week, to be determined. Additional substitute hours may be available.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$21.72  / hour

Salary Notes

11 hours per week. Union position.

Closing Date


How to Apply

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to:
Alexandra Lambright, Head of Youth Services


2022-09-13 |  Quick link to this job