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Youth Services Librarian, Amherst Town Library, Amherst, NH


Do you consider yourself energetic and innovative? Do you love working with children? Are you passionate about inspiring a love of reading? The Amherst Town Library seeks a qualified applicant for a full-time professional Youth Services Librarian. 

We are a dynamic community-focused organization where innovation and tradition collide. Our mission is “Connecting people, stories, and ideas” and we value building relationships with our patrons. At the ATL, you will develop professionally, serve a great community, and work with a friendly and collaborative team.

Title: Youth Services Librarian

Description: This position takes the lead in handling  services related to children and teens including administration, programs and outreach, collection management, reader’s advisory and reference. 40 hours per week including one evening, and weekends in rotation.

Compensation: $55,328 to start. Competitive benefits package includes paid time off, health/ dental/ disability/ life insurance, educational assistance, 457(b) deferred compensation plan, pre-tax flex spending account.

Qualifications: An ALA-accredited MLS is required. Knowledge of youth literature, experience working with children, commitment to trying new things, technological savvy, and an excellent customer service attitude are essential. 

Must be able to push or pull carts, do a moderate amount of bending, squatting, lifting (up to 40 lbs.), stretching and standing for extended periods of time.

How to Apply:

Full job description available at:

To apply, please complete our online form and upload your resume, letter of interest, and three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Direct any questions to Amy Lapointe, Library Director ([email protected]).