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Children’s Librarian, Sherborn Library, Sherborn, MA


The newly renovated and expanded Sherborn Library will soon open its doors. We are seeking a full-time Children’s Services Librarian to join our excellent team and provide services in our new children’s wing and teen room. Responsibilities include working with young adult, ‘tween, and child patrons and their caregivers in cooperation with the Youth Services Librarian. The Children’s Librarian participates in collection development, manages an acquisitions budget, initiates programming with the support of our vibrant Friends of the Library group, provides reference and readers’ advisory services, coordinates resources with the schools, and promotes the Library’s mission in the community.

Salary: $60,281


Master of Library Science (MLS) is preferred or progress towards the MLS. Relevant work
experience with youth, knowledge of the literature and background in developing programs are
essential skills. Familiarity with the array of technology currently offered in the public library setting
and competency in standard office environment software is beneficial.
The ideal candidate will be an innovative, self-motivated professional who is dedicated to public
service, is aware of youth culture, and is able to present a consistently positive attitude to the public
and the staff.

How to Apply:

Send your job application including: resume, cover letter and the contact information of three references, along with your completed Town of Sherborn Employment Application, located at to:
[email protected].

Please put the “Children’s Librarian Application” as subject line of email.
The Town of Sherborn is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Closing Date: October 21, 2022 or until the position is filled