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Adult Services Librarian

The Town of Hopkinton seeks a full-time Adult Services Librarian.


The Town of Hopkinton is committed to equal opportunity, encourages diversity and inclusion and believes that a positive culture of inclusion in Town governance contributes to the Town’s overall qualities as a great place to live and work. We welcome all to apply.


Do you want to be part of a dynamic, professional team in a beautiful, recently renovated library? 


Do you find fulfillment in making a difference for a highly engaged community 

that embraces its library as a space for everyone?


Do you enjoy developing forward-looking, creative approaches to new challenges and opportunities? 


All members of our team are vital contributors to our mission to provide exceptional, innovative service as the heart and hub of the Hopkinton community. We invite candidates with initiative, flexibility, inventive thinking, and a passion for collaboration to consider a position in the Hopkinton Public Library as the next step in their careers.

The Adult Services Librarian, under the direction of the Library Director, performs skilled administrative and professional reference work providing various types of support to library patrons and in the daily operations of the Library, particularly Adult Services. The incumbent will accomplish this work by striving to meet the information and library needs of all patrons by offering informative programs, curating a collection that represents a wide range of interests, and working cooperatively with other staff, town departments, community groups, library networks, local schools and academic agencies.

The Librarian requires tact and discretion working in a busy, energetic and full-service library environment; performs moderately complex administrative duties; all other related work as required. May serve as Acting Library Director during absences.

Position: Adult Services Librarian
Organization: Town of Hopkinton
Location: Hopkinton,  MA 
United States
Salary: Hiring Salary: $27.85 - $33.42/hour, depending on qualifications
Posting Start Date: 12/13/2021
Date Posted: 12/13/2021

Education, Training and Experience

Master’s degree in library and information science or similar field from an American Library Association accredited program with two to four years progressively responsible library experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

To be considered for this position, please submit the required Application for Employment, cover letter and resume no later than 4:00 pm, Monday, January 3, 2022 to hr@hopkintonma.gov. The employment application may be found attached to the posting found on the Town's Google Jobs page (link provided below). Individuals who may need an accommodation in order to participate in the process should contact HR. Applications will also be accepted via drop off or mailed to: Town Hall, Human Resources Department, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. There is a drop box in the front of Hopkinton Town Hall. 




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Town of Hopkinton

18 Main Street
Hopkinton,  MA 01748
United States
(508) 497-9769
(508) 435-2571
Kristin Merrill