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Children's Reference Librarian (Part-Time), Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley, MA

The Wellesley Free Library is seeking a fun, flexible, and fearless part-time (16 hours/week) Children's Librarian to provide high quality library service to children, young teens, parents, teachers, and caregivers. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Under the supervision of the Children's Services Supervisor, duties will include:
  • Reference desk service
  • Extensive reader advisory
  • Children's materials selection
  • Developing/implementing STEM, early literacy, outreach and enrichment programs for children from birth through grade 8. 

Saturday and evening hours required.

Salary: The hourly rate is $26.71 and the position is not benefit eligible. 


  • MLS
  • One to three years of reference experience
  • In-depth knowledge of collection development
  • Demonstrated knowledge of effective children's services techniques
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, e-mail, Internet searches and software specific to libraries.

To Apply:

Submit a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington St., Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document or PDF to by March 21, 2019.  AA/EOE

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