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Graduate Librarian/Adult Services Librarian, Palmer Public Library, Palmer, MA

Graduate Librarian I/II Adult Services Librarian 

The Palmer Public Library has an opening for an innovative, extroverted individual to provide reference assistance, including reader's advisory services; to organize and lead library programs for adult patrons; to assist with collection development in assigned areas; and to work shifts at public service desks, helping patrons of all ages as part of a team committed to exceptional patron service.


This adult services librarian position requires excellent computer skills, including the ability to help patrons use the library's digital resources on a wide variety of electronic devices. We are looking for a librarian eager to collaborate on projects with other library staff, and to engage in outreach to people and organizations in our community.


Please request job description for a complete list of essential responsibilities.


This is a full-time position (35 hours/week). Hours include one evening per week and occasional Saturdays. Additional evenings and Saturdays may be required to meet programming needs.


Qualifications: Requires an American Library Association-accredited Master of Library Science degree.

Preferred qualifications: 1 year of library experience with a focus on public service, including reference services and programming.


Salary: $19.00-20.00 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience. Full benefits as a Town of Palmer employee. This is a bargaining unit position in AFSCME Local 1364.


Closing date: Open until filled.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and names of 3 references to:

Adult Services Librarian Search, Palmer Public Library, 1455 North Main Street, Palmer, MA 01069, or to


The Palmer Public Library is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to non-discrimination and cultural diversity.

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