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Children's Librarian, Derry Public Library, Derry, NH

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Derry Public Library

Part-Time Children's Librarian I



Librarian I. Part-time (25 hours).


We are searching for AWESOME! Lively and fun Children's Department is seeking an energetic, creative, and enthusiastic team member. We are looking for a special someone with a commitment to providing excellent library services to children from birth through age 11. This position is for a person who enjoys children, values relationships with them and their families, and loves learning.


This librarian will be involved in creating and implementing programs, ranging from infant storytime for babies to activities for early elementary aged children and tweens. Regular duties include providing reader's advisory, reference services, and technology assistance to children, their caretakers, and educators; creating and maintaining book displays and promotional materials; assisting the Head of Children's Services with collection development and maintenance; assisting with community outreach programming; and special projects as assigned.


A successful candidate will have prior experience working with children, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an in-depth knowledge of children's literature, and strong computer and technology skills, including using the Internet, online databases, the library catalog, email, and Microsoft Office. Experience with online gaming and Minecraft a plus. Must be able to multitask and thrive in an extremely active Children's Room with over 300 annual programs. Bachelor's degree preferred; MLIS candidates welcome.


Salary starts at $18.57-$20.29, commensurate with experience and education. Scheduled hours are on Monday through Thursday, including nights on Thursdays until 8:30 pm and every third Saturday until 5:00 pm.  Benefits include paid vacation, personal, and sick time and tuition reimbursement.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references by email to Cara Barlow, Library Director at by Friday, November 30th, 2018.


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