For the Library’s youngest customers and their caregivers, plan and present diverse and innovative programs; provide reference and reader’s advisory services; and select and maintain collection materials. 

Essential Functions, Responsibilities, and Duties:

  • Plan, coordinate, and facilitate assigned services, projects, and programs, including to prepare and train other staff to assist.
  • Select and maintain the circulating children’s and teen’s collections in accordance with the Library’s Resource Selection Policy.
  • Initiate, plan, and present diverse and creative programs for children from birth-eighth grade and their caregivers in support of department goals and community needs.
  • Act as Person-In-Charge (PIC) for the library.
  • Serve customers at in-person and virtual service points through expert-level reference, reader’s advisory, and basic technology assistance to children from birth-eighth grade and their caregivers.
  • Plan, promote, and provide outreach services for area schools, preschools, daycares, and community organizations.
  • Actively promote library services, materials, and programs to customers.
  • Demonstrate good stewardship of physical and virtual spaces by preparing and merchandising department displays, continually maintaining interactive areas, and producing and updating content for the Library’s web presence, as assigned.
  • Serve on committees, including hiring committees, and attend library meetings as requested.
  • Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


  • Master of Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.
  • At least 2 years of experience in providing library service to children, including children’s programming.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including public speaking.
  • Knowledge of collections for children birth-eighth grade.
  • Able to use computers, software and other technologies used at a public library.
  • Flexibility to be able to work rotating and various work shifts including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Physical Requirements:

  • Standard office environment.
  • Support for some programs ideally performed at eye-level with young customers.
  • Some programming duties performed outdoors in suitable weather conditions.

Onsite/Remote/Hybrid Work Location
Some limited work may be done remotely with manager’s approval.

Travel Requirements
Vary with individual assignment or seasonal requirements.


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