Job Opening: Children’s Librarian
The newly renovated and expanded Sherborn Library has recently opened 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 Teen 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.
Master of Library Science (MLS) is required or significant 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.
Closing Date (DEADLINE EXTENED)
February 25, 2024 or until the position is filled
How to Apply
Send resume, the completed Town of Sherborn Employment Application, cover letter, and the contact information for three references to: HR@sherbornma.org. Please put “Children’s Librarian” as subject line of email.
The Town of Sherborn is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.