The Newbury Public Library seeks a highly motivated, energetic and creative Children’s Librarian who is interested in joining our team. This is a part time, 20 hours per week position, $16-18 per hour depending on experience. Expected schedule is Mondays from 9:30-3:30, Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-6, and Saturdays from 10-2. Extra hours will be given in the summer (5 extra hours per week, typically on Wednesdays), due to the Summer Reading Program schedule. Hiring is contingent on a background check.
We are an active library known for our programming and are looking for a passionate Children’s Librarian to become a part of the community! Our ideal candidate will be able to create fun and engaging programs ranging from dynamic Storytimes for babies to preschool to afterschool, summer and family programs for elementary aged children and tweens/teens. They will be technologically savvy, have an in-depth knowledge of children’s literature and be friendly and approachable to all ages. Bachelor’s degree required, MLS/MLIS or MLS Candidates, Paralibrarian certification or Masters in related field preferred, but experience working with children is highly valued.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references by email to Lea McBain, Library Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications starts immediately. Position will be open until filled.