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Librarian II - Collection Services, Reading Public Library (Reading)

The Reading Public Library seeks a service-oriented information professional passionate about developing inclusive public library collections. The Librarian II – Collection Services ensures users receive high-quality and equitable library service and easy access to physical and digital collections. 

Reporting to the Head of Collection Services, the Librarian II is part of a collaborative team that provides direct patron assistance at two public service desks. This person also analyzes community trends and library data; builds culturally competent collections
intentionally provides materials by and for underrepresented communities; identifies accessibility gaps and implements creative and thoughtful solutions.

The successful candidate will support RPL’s core values of Education, Equity, Access, and Accountability. Excellent communication skills, the ability to multi-task, and a positive attitude are essential.

This is a non-exempt full-time (37.5 hours/week) position, including one evening and a Saturday rotation. The expected hiring range is $68,000-$72,000 and includes benefits and ample professional development opportunities. 

If you are seeking a job that values curiosity and encourages creativity, we invite you to apply. Application and full job description are available on the Town of Reading, MA website


MLS/Masters + 3 yrs experience OR Any equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible experience, with additional work experience substituting for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$68,000.00 - $72,000.00  / year

Closing Date

How to Apply

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1.      Download the Town of Reading Employment Application (PDF)

2.      Complete the application

3.      Submit application, resume, and cover letter by email or in-person


2022-11-21 |  Quick link to this job