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Assistant Children’s Librarian, Wilmington Memorial Library, Wilmington, MA


Duties: The Wilmington Memorial Library is seeking a creative and enthusiastic individual who loves working with children to fill the position of Assistant Children’s Librarian. The successful candidate will have the right combination of experience and knowledge required to assist the Youth Services Librarian in providing exemplary library services to children and families in the community. Responsibilities include working with the youth services team to develop and implement a variety of programs and services including story time, book discussions, craft programs, STEM programs, summer reading, etc.  Other duties include visits to daycares and schools, providing reference and reader’s advisory services to children, parents, teachers and caregivers and assisting with children’s collection development.

Schedule is 35 hours per week with one regular evening shift per week and every third Saturday. Complete job description available on Town of Wilmington web site.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of library experience or a combination of relevant education and experience. Essential qualifications include experience in planning and presenting children’s programs, knowledge of children’s literature and strong technology skills.  Looking for someone who is a flexible team player with imagination, patience, and a sense of fun.

Salary:  $48,287-$61,098 in seven steps.

Closing Date: Open until filled

How to apply:

 Please submit letter of application and resume to: Susan Inman Assistant Town Manager, Wilmington Town Hall, 121 Glen Road, Wilmington, MA 01887.  Applications and resumes should be submitted electronically to: [email protected]  Please note “Assistant Children’s Librarian in the subject line.