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Adult Services Reference Librarian, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, Wakefield, MA

Duties/Description: Within librarianship, everything you know applies. Put your interests to work at Wakefield's public library. Beebe Library seeks a librarian who brings added value to an ever-changing adult services position. Under the direction of the Head of Reference and Information Services, the Adult Services Reference Librarian performs an evolving array of tasks that encompass reference and reader service, programming, technology, outreach, and communication. Working with library staff both in and outside of the Reference department, you will apply your interests and skills to help identify and develop services that meet community needs. Responsibilities include: 

  • Reference service, including technology assistance
  • Readers' advisory
  • Collection development
  • Adult programming and events
  • Community engagement


Qualifications: MLS or MLS candidate. Strong research and communication skills. A curious mind, a sense of humor, and a passion for reading.

Salary: $26.23 - $31.27/hour, on a seven-step scale, based on education and experience.

Hours: 12 hours per week, including evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays. 

Start Date: January 2, 2018

Closing Date: 12/1/2017


Send: Resume and letter of application to

Jaclyn Powers, Assistant Director

Beebe Library

345 Main St.

Wakefield, MA 01880

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