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Librarian II, Reading Public Library, Reading, MA

Job Description

The Reading Public Library seeks a service-oriented information professional passionate about developing inclusive public library collections. The Librarian II – Collection Services ensures users receive high-quality and equitable library service and easy access to physical and digital collections.


Reporting to the Head of Collection Services, the Librarian II is part of a collaborative team that provides direct patron assistance at two public service desks. This person also

  • analyzes community trends and library data;
  • builds culturally competent collections
  • intentionally provides materials by and for underrepresented communities;
  • identifies accessibility gaps and implements creative and thoughtful solutions.

The successful candidate will support RPL’s core values of Education, Equity, Access, and Accountability. Excellent communication skills, the ability to multi-task, and a positive attitude are essential.


This is a non-exempt full-time (37.5 hours/week) position, including one evening and a Saturday rotation. The expected hiring range is $68,000-$72,000 and includes benefits and ample professional development opportunities. 


If you are seeking a job that values curiosity and encourages creativity, we invite you to apply. Application and full job description available on the Town of Reading, MA website. Download the Town of Reading Employment Application (PDF), complete the application, and submit by email or in person.