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Reference Librarian (Children's) Part Time, Wellesley Free Library

The Wellesley Free Library is seeking a fun, flexible, and fearless part-time (16 hours/week) Children’s Reference Librarian to provide high quality library service to children, young teens, parents, teachers, and caregivers. Under the supervision of the Children’s Services Supervisor, duties will include reference desk service; extensive reader advisory; children’s materials selection; and developing/implementing STEM, early literacy, outreach and enrichment programs for children from birth through grade 8. Saturday and evening hours required.


MLS; one to three years of reference experience; in-depth knowledge of collection development; demonstrated knowledge of effective children’s services techniques; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong customer service skills; and excellent computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, e-mail, Internet searches and software specific to libraries.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




The hourly rate is $26.18 and the position is not benefit eligible.

Closing Date

February 26, 2018

How to Apply

Submit a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington St., Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document or PDF to by February 26, 2018.  AA/EOE



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