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Reference Librarian Part-Time, Marlborough Public Library (Marlborough)

The Marlborough Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, team player for a part-time (up to 19.5 hours/week) job to join our Adult Services Department. This position includes paid sick time and vacation. The Marlborough Public Library is on the cusp of opening a brand-new library. Join us during this exciting time and be part of the opening a new building! 

Duties include providing excellent customer service and hospitality at the Information desk, providing positive outcomes to patron issues, leading and planning programs for adults, providing assistance with questions related to technology, genealogy, readers advisory and more. Assists with collection development for assigned collections. May be required to staff Teen desk. 


A successful candidate will have a positive attitude; a desire to help people; the ability to learn new technology and adapt well to change; strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced environment. Must be reliable. Familiarity with Spanish, Portuguese desirable. 

Requirements include a Masters of Library Science (MLS candidates will be considered), knowledge of reference and library services, knowledge of collection development, ability to receive, understand, interpret and carry out library policies and procedures, one year experience in customer service, flexibility in scheduling including regularly assigned evening and weekend hours. Must be capable of operating computers and various pieces of office equipment, must have the ability to move around the facility; walking, sitting, bending, climbing, kneeling, carrying, stooping, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. 

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$24.33  / hour

Salary Notes

Full Salary range 24.33-27.40 in 3 steps

Closing Date

September 30, 2023

How to Apply

Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume to:


2023-09-18 |  Quick link to this job