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Library Director, Holbrook Public Library, (Holbrook, MA)

The Holbrook Public Library is looking for a 40 hours per week Library Director to oversee our small library with a new and passionate staff with big ideas.

This job might be for you if:

-Your librarianship is people-centered.
-You have knowledge and experience working with all kinds of people, are passionate about community building, and determination when it comes to advocating for libraries.
-You have knowledge and excitement about the current trends in library science and library services.
-You have interest in being a library administrator, in overseeing the day to day operations of a small public library, and working as a partner with the Assistant Library Director to manage a fabulous staff.
-Your public service is rooted in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Community. 

Schedule is flexible with some remote work allowed.  The schedule shall include evening and Saturday shifts as needed for meetings, programs, community outreach, and to cover any staff shortages.  The schedule may include regular Work from Home remote work time.  

Full Job Description:

Salary and Benefits:
This is a non-Union position with a contract with the Library Board of Trustees.  The starting salary for this position is negotiable depending on qualifications, with a starting range of $80,000-$85,000 per year, and includes a generous benefits package.


This role will be filled by a librarian with a Master’s Degree in Library Science as well as the State Certification of Librarianship from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, at least three years of related public library experience, at least one in a supervisory capacity. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$80,000.00 – $85,000.00  / year

Closing Date

Open until filled, initial review begins 9/12/2023

How to Apply

The position is open until filled. The Board of Trustees will begin to review applications on September 12th, 2023. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Acting Director Mike Long, [email protected].