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Children's Librarian, Belmont Public Library (Belmont)

Are you or someone you know looking for an exciting opportunity in Children’s Services in a brand new Library (currently under construction)? This role assists children and adult patrons in use of all library resources including using the online catalog, databases, Internet, etc. Assists in collection development and program development, including story times, reading clubs, outreach to area preschools and daycares, and other events. Helps to maintain the children’s web page and social media accounts; and assists with all matters related to Children’s Room circulation of materials. Must maintain knowledge of children’s technology and programming developments. Must be committed to providing a high standard of public service and maintaining an orderly and calm atmosphere in our temporary space while we wait for the new library to open in 2025. 

This full time, 35 hour per week, position is part of the Belmont Librarian’s Association Union and the hours include some evenings and rotating Saturday coverage. Appointment to this position is contingent on satisfactory results of a pre-employment physical exam, drug screening and fingerprinting, and CORI background checks. The hourly pay range is $32.10 and includes a full benefit package, 4 weeks of vacation, and the opportunity for professional development. 


Requires MLS with minimum of one year library & children’s programming experience, knowledge of children’s literature, automated library systems, and principles and practices of library work and information technology required. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$32.10  / hour

Salary Notes

35 Hours Per Week

Closing Date

Open Until Filled - Applications Reviewed and Acted Upon As They Are Recieved

How to Apply

Resumes and Cover Letters with the Required Town of Belmont Application accepted at the HR Department, 455 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478 or or fax 617-993-2741. This position will be opened until December 29th 2023. The Town of Belmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please see the full job description on the Town of Belmont Human Resources Jobs Webpage. 


2024-01-27 |  Quick link to this job