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Staff Librarian, Yarmouth Town Libraries (Yarmouth)

Position re-opened:  The Town of Yarmouth is searching for a Staff Librarian to join our Library team! Working under the direct supervision of the Circulation Supervisor, the Staff Librarian Essential Functions include: Readers’ advisory services and ready reference. Checks materials in and out, registers new patrons; answers telephone; assists patrons. May process materials for shelving; mend materials, cover books; may classify and catalog library materials, both print and non-print. Refers unique inquiries to Supervisor or to Library Director. Initiates patrons to layout and use of the library. Creates bibliographies, read-alike suggestions, and other guides in anticipation of user demand. Creates displays to highlight services and resources. Assists with information or materials requests; searches database and bibliographic sources; processes interlibrary loan requests and notifies patrons of arrival of materials.

Teaches patrons how to use public computers. Assists with printing, scanning, faxing and use of electronic devices. Monitors use of and troubleshoots the public computers. Identifies community need and makes recommendations regarding services, collections, and policies of Yarmouth Town Libraries. May plan and execute programming for adults. Assists with homebound and volunteer programs; helps to maintain workflow at the South Yarmouth Library and West Yarmouth Library; provides outreach to schools and builds relationships with community organizations and agencies. 

Performs miscellaneous keyboarding; develops publicity and promotion of library resources and materials; shelves library materials and periodically reads shelves; executes special projects with minimum supervision, assists in the training of volunteers, and teen page(s). Assists with the maintenance of statistical records and prepares reports as needed. Assumes responsibility for the building, including opening and closing, in the absence of senior staff. Maintains confidential patron information. 


Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science preferred. Two years of library experience, or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$25.00 - $30.28  / hour

Salary Notes

37.5 hours per week; full benefits

Closing Date

June 15, 2023

How to Apply

Send Town of Yarmouth application, resume, and cover letter to Joseph LaBrecque, Circulation Supervisor, at by June 15 with “Staff Librarian” in the subject line.


2023-05-16 |  Quick link to this job