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Children's Librarian, Westborough Public Library (Westborough)

The Westborough Public Library is seeking applications from qualified, enthusiastic, innovative individuals for the full-time position of Children’s Librarian.  

Westborough is a dynamic, diverse town of about 20,000 located 30 miles west of Boston. In has been nationally ranked in Money magazine’s best places to live in the country, and its schools are consistently ranked among the top districts in the Commonwealth. Its proximity to the Mass Pike and Routes 9 and 495 has made it attractive for businesses and commuters, and an MBTA commuter rail station makes it easy to travel to Boston, Worcester, and beyond.

Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of literature for children ages birth-11 and their parents, along with a high level of skill in creating compelling programs for children and families. Flexibility and a willingness to work closely with the Teen Services Librarian are essential. The Library has had close collaborations with the Westborough Public School Libraries, and the applicant must be ready to re-establish and enhance relationships with our elementary schools. Programming and outreach are key components of this position, so the applicant must have the skill and desire to plan and run events onsite and out in the community.

This is a 40 hour per week union position, N-17, with a starting salary of $58,344 per year. 


Applicants shall possess a Master's degree in Library Science (M.L.S.) from an ALA-accredited college or university and at least two years of related public library experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The position requires day, evening and weekend hours. A thorough job description may be obtained on the Town of Westborough Human Resources website at

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$58,344.00  / year

Closing Date

April 3, 2023

How to Apply

Interested persons should submit a resume and cover letter in one electronic file (preferred), or a Town of Westborough application with cover letter to or by mail to Kimberly Foster, Assistant Town Manager/HR Director, 34 West Main Street, Westborough, MA 01581. Review of applications will begin April 3, 2023 and the position will remain open until filled.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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