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Children's Library Assistant, Northborough Free Library (Northborough)

The Town of Northborough seeks applicants for the full-time position of Library Assistant - Children’s Services in the Northborough Free Library. This position is responsible for providing technical, research and reader’s advisory assistance at the Children’s Services Desk, planning and implementing community programming, assists in developing and maintaining collection materials, and provides administrative support to the Children’s Librarian.
Successful candidates will possess strong organizational skills, superior customer service skills, and the ability to interact with and instruct members of the general public, particularly children and caregivers. 

The ideal candidate is someone who loves to plan and conduct children's story times and other programming, and someone who thrives in a busy library setting.  If you are someone who can provide excellent customer service to residents of all ages and backgrounds, with an enthusiasm for learning new things, and has a good sense of humor, we encourage you to apply!  Must love (or at least tolerate) our bearded dragon, Dr. Taco McBeardface.


Requires an Associate’s degree or equivalent, and 1 year of related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, certification, and experience. A Bachelor’s degree and experience with children is preferred. Knowledge of the principals and practices of a public library, knowledge of programs, services and department operations. Strong reference skills, knowledge of children’s literature and reference resources, and familiarity with library technology and applications.  Candidate must be a non-smoker per the union contract.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$22.14 - $28.78  / hour

Closing Date

Open until filled. First review of applications will be on April 22.

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter in one PDF to Library Director Jenn Bruneau via email:   AA/EOE


2024-04-02 |  Quick link to this job