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Saturday Staff Librarian (Children’s Room), Lynnfield Public Library, Lynnfield, MA


The Lynnfield Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and creative person to join our
collaborative and friendly team as a part-time assistant in our Youth Services department. This is
a great position for someone who loves working with kids and serving the public in a warm and
welcoming community with expectations for high quality services. We are excited to see what
you might bring to the youth of Lynnfield.


  • Assists in planning and conducting in-person and virtual children’s and teen programs. This includes conducting programs in-person as well as live on Zoom and/or recorded and uploaded to YouTube (or other similar platforms).
  • Organizes crafts, including preparing supplies for in-person crafts and creating craft kits for crafts to-go. Carries out other artistic projects to decorate/illustrate children’s programs, services, and spaces. Works with the Head of Youth Services to develop ideas for in-person or to-go activities.
  • Assists in reference and reader’s advisory services for children and teens.
  • Works as part of the social media and marketing team, including, but not limited to, creating and posting content on social media.
  • Prepares and organizes materials for circulation. This may include shelf reading, shifting, labeling of collection, or weeding.
  • Upholds patron privacy laws and confidentiality policies.
  • Uses proficient working knowledge of automated procedures to carry out all circulation functions as well as assigned special projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree and some public service experience with children or an equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the required knowledge and ability.
  • Broad knowledge of library principles, methods, materials and practices; ability to work independently, with care to detail for circulation, programming, and the general provision of library services; enthusiasm for the provision quality public service, especially with children; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to exercise mature independent judgment; ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with others, including the general public.
  • Upon hiring, applicant must be able to work every Saturday for a 7 hour shift and one 4 hour shift during the week, to be determined. Additional substitute hours may be available.

How to Apply:

Schedule: Every Saturday for a 7 hour shift, one 4 hour shift during the week

Salary: $21.7171/hour, 11 hours per week. Union position.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to: Alexandra Lambright, Head of Youth Services at [email protected]