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Librarian I: Teen Services

Job Posting:


Love where you work and what you do! Join the dynamic and supportive staff of The Reading Public Library as we are now hiring a full-time Teen Services Librarian. 

A career in teen librarianship offers a rewarding opportunity to create a welcoming space where teens can navigate life with the support of innovative, impactful programs and resources. As the Teen Services Librarian, you are part of a high-quality public service team assisting all patrons with a focus on teens in grades 6-12, their families, caregivers and those who work with teens.

This position requires a balance of forward-looking ideas, compassionate community engagement, and positive team energy to create lasting bonds for teens within the library and throughout the community. A highlight reel of what this position entails includes:

Program Design and Delivery:

  • Conceptualizes culturally-competent, responsive programs and services to fulfill needs and wants of teen community members

  • Adopts a connected learning approach to presenting programs, classes and events for and with teens so that they educate, inform and inspire.

  • Facilitate smooth transitions for “tweens” into teen services through proactive communication and collaboration with Children’s Department to ensure youth remain lifelong learners


Community Engagement & Partnerships:

  • Fosters supportive and collaborative partnerships within local schools, community groups, agencies and nonprofits

  • Identify service area gaps and implements creative and thoughtful outreach tactics to connect with teen library users and nonusers


Collection Development & Readers’ Advisory:

  • Utilize knowledge of emerging trends and community needs to advocate for and purchase materials by underrepresented communities, addressing the need for more representation of marginalized groups in library’s collection

  • Provides platform to guide youth to explore digital media and library resources

The Reading Public Library is a cornerstone of the community with popular collections, programs, and services. Our staff culture embraces dedication, equity, teamwork, and a sense of fun. If you are seeking a job that values curiosity and encourages creativity, we invite you to apply.

Position is full-time (37.5 hours/week) including one evening and a Saturday rotation. Expected salary range is $53,918-57,233 and includes benefits and ample professional development opportunities. Job description with further details is attached.  To apply visit the Town of Reading website. https://www.readingma.gov/administrative-services/human-resources/pages/employment-opportunities

Position: Librarian I: Teen Services
Organization: Reading Public Library
Location: Reading,  MA 
United States
Salary: $28.14-$29.86 per hour
Posting Start Date: 6/22/2021
Date Posted: 6/22/2021
Requirements https://www.readingma.gov/administrative-services/human-resources/pages/employment-opportunities
Status: This listing expires on: 9/20/2021
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Reading Public Library
64 Middlesex Ave

Reading,  MA 01867
United States
(781) 944-0840
Ally Dowds