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Reference/Community Services Librarian, Billerica Public Library (Billerica)

The Town of Billerica seeks a friendly, dependable, independent, and detail-oriented candidate to join our team and connect the library with the community as our new Reference/Community Services Librarian.


- Facilitates access to library materials in all available formats and provides expert guidance to patrons of all ages requesting information or on-the-spot assistance with technology

- Proposes, plans, and oversees the library’s community outreach programs, including developing programming for underserved populations within the community

- Collaborates and partners with community groups/organizations in Billerica to fully integrate the library into the community

- Delivers programming to the Council on Aging and off-site residential locations, including the Billerica Housing Authority and assisted living facilities in town

- Represents the library at community events and gatherings

- Promotes library programs, services, and resources to the community

- Distributes print marketing materials to various locations in town

- In collaboration with the Council on Aging, manages and oversees Senior Tax Volunteers working in the library

- Selects library materials for purchase in assigned areas

- Attends workshops, trainings, and conferences, and participates in professional development activities

- Performs other duties as assigned


37.5-hour work week includes one evening, every other Saturday and one Sunday per month


 A master’s degree in library science in a program accredited by the American Library Association. Minimum of one to two years’ experience in library work preferred.  

Strong public service commitment along with a high degree of initiative, independence and excellent interpersonal skills; ability to exercise judgment in dealing effectively with diverse constituencies in a responsive manner; ability to set priorities and manage time effectively; ability to collaborate and communicate effectively; positive attitude a must. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$1,003.75 - $1,371.20  / week

Salary Notes

In 9 steps with full benefits package, including participation in the retirement system.

Closing Date

Open until filled

How to Apply

Apply to:

Joe St. Germain, Library Director

Billerica Public Library

15 Concord Road 

Billerica, MA  01821  

Please include cover letter, resume and three references (PDF format preferred if submitting electronically). 


2024-03-20 |  Quick link to this job