Come work with us!

Do you love libraries and working with kids and families? We’re hiring a part-time Programming Librarian! This would be a great opportunity for current Library School students interested in programming, and those with public library experience.

The West Branch Public Library is looking for a team-oriented individual who is passionate about lifelong learning and community enrichment. This person will engage with all ages in a variety of settings both within the library buildings and at various outreach and offsite locations.

Job Summary: Plan and implement Library programs for children, teens,  families, and adults of all ages. Work on the customer service 

Work Schedule: Part-time, 20 hours per week. Some evenings and occasional weekend hours.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Plan and implement programming for children, teens, and families such as storytimes and after-school activities.
  • Assist with programming for adults in line with community needs and strategic plan goals, including educational events, author visits, crafts, and movies. 
  • Plan and implement a Summer Library Program for all age groups, with the assistance of other library staff.
  • Assist with circulation, interlibrary loan, cataloging of materials, outreach services and volunteer coordination as needed.

Education and Experience: High school diploma required, some college training is desired.  Experience in library work is desired but not required.  Customer service experience and experience working with children is greatly desired.

Pay Range: $14-15 per hour depending on experience and education.

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