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Librarian I - Youth Department, Keene Public Library, Keene, NH

The Keene Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and team oriented part-time Librarian to provide library services to patrons and other customers in the Library's Youth and Community Engagement Division. This position will focus on providing services and programming in the Children's Room and the Teen Space, but will also work within other library areas as needed. This position is anticipated to regularly offer 18 hours a week, but hours may vary based on needs.  The starting pay rate is $25.14 per hour. The schedule for this position requires the ability to work Saturdays and two evenings per week. 


Duties vary depending upon library and department needs, but will include: providing library services, information and programming, locating requested information and materials using a broad range of sources; assisting patrons of all ages in using the Keene Public Library collections and resources.  Also monitoring and evaluating youth collection; designing and maintaining display areas; supervising assigned staff and volunteers; providing one-one-one as well as group training in use of the library and and resources; and providing information and programming.



Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and arms to reach; and talk or hear.  Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and work on a ladder. Will frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree plus one year of library experience or training combined with experience working with children or additional coursework in children's literature and child development required.  Graduate level coursework in library science is preferred.


Status: Part-Time (18 hrs / wk)

Pay Range: $25.14 - $31.33 / hr.


To Apply

Complete details and requirements as well as an online application are available at  Please include your resume and cover letter before submitting.  Applications accepted until position is filled.

Preference will be given to applications received by October 23, 2019.

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