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Full Time Children’s Librarian, Belmont Public Library, Belmont, MA


Are you or someone you know looking for an exciting opportunity in the Children’s Room? This role provides assistance to children and adult patrons in use of all library resources including using the online catalog, databases, Internet, etc. Assists in collection development and program development, including story times, reading clubs, outreach to area preschools and daycares, and other events. Helps to maintain the children’s web page and social media accounts; and assists with all matters related to Children’s Room circulation of materials. Must maintain knowledge of children’s technology and programming developments. Must be committed to providing a high standard of public service and maintaining an orderly and calm atmosphere in a very busy and recently renovated Children’s Room.

Requires MLS with minimum of one year library & children’s programming experience, knowledge of children’s literature, automated library systems, and principles and practices of library work and information technology required.

This full time, 35 hour per week, position is part of the Belmont Librarian’s Association

Union. Appointment to this position is contingent on satisfactory results of a pre-
employment physical exam, drug screening and CORI background check. The hourly pay range is $30.703 and includes a full benefit package, 4 weeks of vacation, and the opportunity for professional development.

The full description for this opening is posted on our Town Website here, and an ad is also posted on the Mass Board of Library Commissioners Jobs page here. This position will be opened until June 12th, 2022.

The position start date will be July 1st or after and is contingent on a successful passing of the FY23 Budget in June. The Town of Belmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to apply:

All applicants are required to complete a Town application form, available from the Town’s website,, by emailing [email protected], calling (617) 993-2740 or by visiting the Human Resources Department at the Belmont Town Hall. Applicants may attach resumes to the Town application form as additional information but cannot use this in lieu of completing the required form.