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Children's Librarian, Gleason Public Library, Carlisle, MA

Energetic, community-focused children's librarian wanted. If you love to program, this is the job for you. The Gleason Public Library is searching for a full-time children's librarian who will:

  • Develop and lead programs for children (ages 0 to 4 th grade) and families, independently and in collaboration with Children's and Teen Services LibrariaN
  • Oversee collection development for children's materials in all formats
  • Conduct other Children's Department activities and services such as outreach, reader's advisory, technology, and literacy support
  • Create and maintain a welcoming environment for children and their caregivers

Creativity, flexibility and a sense of humor are a must. Full time (35 hrs/week), including one night per week and every 4 th Saturday.

Carlisle is a small residential town about 20 miles northwest of Boston. With a population around 5,000, Carlisle has a rural feel and strong community spirit. Gleason Public Library is well-supported and a center of activity in our town.

Master's degree in library science from an ALA-accredited school; minimum of one year of related work experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Thorough knowledge of infant, children and middle grade literature, related materials, child development and appropriate techniques in working with children. Excellent customer service and public relations skills. See the full job description at:

In steps starting at $27.81/hour

Application process:
To apply, send cover letter and resume to Martha Feeney-Patten at Deadline Friday, August 16, at 5 p.m.

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