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Youth Services Librarian, Somerville Public Library (Somerville)

- Plans, implements, and evaluates in-person and virtual programs of interest to teens, tweens, and children
- Develops, selects, and maintains library collection of books, magazines, AV, and other materials for teens, tweens, and children as assigned
- Provides prompt, courteous and direct assistance to all patrons with basic information regarding use of library materials, equipment, and services
- Provides reader’s advisory, technology, and homework assistance
- Promotes new and existing library collections, services, programs, and events to teens, tweens, and children through in-library displays and via print, web, and other social media
- Engages in outreach to teachers, librarians, and other staff within area schools and community agencies/organizations serving teens, tweens, and children and attends city-sponsored events of interest to children, tweens, teens, and families
- Attends continuing professional development activities, relevant to library services for teens, tweens, and children
- Staffs the Teen and Children’s desks on a regular schedule, and covers other public desks as assigned
- Performs other duties as assigned


- MLS from an ALA accredited library school
- Must enjoy working with teens, tweens, and children
- Demonstrated social media experience
- Ability to deal with the public effectively and pleasantly
- Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively across all departments
- Ability to perform basic troubleshooting of library technology
- Must appreciate working with youth from diverse backgrounds
- Ability to speak two or more languages a plus

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$1,009.79  / week

Closing Date


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2022-11-08 |  Quick link to this job