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Librarian, Bridgeport Public Library, Bridgeport, CT

The Bridgeport Public Library introduces a great opportunity for a full-time Teen Services Librarian to work at our Main Burroughs-Saden Library. 

Librarian I, Full Time (40 hrs. per week) - The Bridgeport Public Library in Bridgeport, CT is seeking a TEEN Librarian to provide library services and programming for young adults. Successful candidate is energetic, creative, team-oriented, and knowledgeable with respect to young adult literature, familiar with computers, gaming, online databases, 3D printing and has experience working with young adults (ages 12-19).Good oral and written communication skills.  

Duties include, but are not limited to creating library programs; instructing teens and caregivers in information gathering, research skills and digital literacy skills; Teen librarian will conduct regular community needs assessments in order to create tailored services and programs for young adult population. Candidates must be available to work nights and weekends, and be able to bend and lift at least 25 pounds. The ability to speak additional languages (especially Spanish) is highly desirable.   



  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program required.
  • One or more years of professional experience in a library setting preferred. 

Summary of Benefits: Health, limited Dental & Vision, Life Insurance, 12 paid holidays, up to 4 weeks vacation, 3 Personal and 10 sick days per fiscal year, optional Deferred Compensation Plan, and a City Credit Union. This position is a member of the Bridgeport City Supervisors Association (Union) after successful completion of a 6 month probationary period. 

Starting Salary: $58,603.  

To apply:  Please send resume, cover letter and professional references to Assistant City Librarian John Soltis: by 5:00 pm Friday, September 14th, 2018. 


The Bridgeport Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce. EOE/AA

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