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Librarian- Children’s Department, Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley MA

The Wellesley Free Library is seeking a fearless, flexible and fun librarian to join our team. The technology-savvy and customer service oriented part-time (16 hours/week) Librarian will provide the highest quality library service. Under the supervision of the Children’s Services Supervisor, duties will include maintaining the collection at the two satellite branches, providing branch story times, developing programs; reference and reader advisory services; and materials selection.

The successful candidate will have experience working with children and their caregivers; strong, positive communication and interpersonal skills; the ability and willingness to handle multiple responsibilities in a changing environment; strong conflict resolution and problem solving skills; ability to consistently work calmly, diplomatically and accurately, even in high pressure situations; ability to adapt quickly and easily to new procedures and practices in a continually evolving environment and be conversant with various library, communication, and social media technologies. Work hours will include weekdays, some evenings, and some weekends.
The starting salary is $29.19 per hour.


MLS; one to three years of reference experience; knowledge of collection development; demonstrated knowledge of effective public service techniques; excellent oral and written communication skills; exemplary customer service skills; excellent computer skills, including familiarity with computer coding concepts, database searching and software specific to libraries.

How to Apply:

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington St., Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document or PDF to [email protected] by October 17, 2022. AA/EOE