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Adult Services Librarian, HOPKINTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Hopkinton)

Hopkinton, a highly engaged community, is committed to equal opportunity, encourages diversity and inclusion, and believes that a positive culture of inclusion in Town governance contributes to the Town’s overall qualities as a great place to live and work. Our collaborative Library team enjoys developing forward-looking, creative approaches to new challenges and opportunities and embraces the library as a space for everyone. Hopkinton could be the vibrant, growing community and library for you!

The Adult Services Librarian, under the direction of the Reference & Technology Supervisor, performs skilled administrative and professional reference work providing various types of support to library patrons and in the daily operations of the Library, particularly Adult Services. This role strives to meet the information and library needs of all patrons by offering informative programs, curating a collection that represents a wide range of interests, and working cooperatively with other staff, town departments, community groups, library networks, local schools and academic agencies.


Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program and one (1) to three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in a public library setting, with a primary focus on adult services; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge of automated library systems; experience with Evergreen preferred.

Full/Part Time

Full Time


Salary Range
$28.83 – $34.59  /  hour

Salary Notes
Competitive Leave, Benefits & County Pension.

Closing Date
No later than 4:00 pm, Monday, August 7, 2023

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please submit the required Application for Employment, cover letter, and resume no later than 4:00 pm, Monday, August 7, 2023, to [email protected]. Individuals who may need an accommodation in order to participate in the process should contact HR. Applications will also be accepted via drop off or mailed to: Town Hall, Human Resources Department, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748.