Children’s Librarian – Newbury Public Library (Newbury, NH)

The Newbury Public Library in Newbury NH seeks a highly motivated, energetic and creative Children’s Librarian who is interested in joining our team. We are an active library known for our programming and are looking for a passionate Children’s Librarian to become a part of our community! Our ideal candidate will be able to create fun and engaging programs ranging from dynamic Storytimes for babies to preschool to afterschool, summer and family programs for elementary aged children and tweens/teens.  They will be technologically savvy, have a love of children’s literature and be friendly and approachable to all ages. Experience working with children is highly valued.

This is a part-time, 20 hours per week position, $16-18 per hour depending on experience.  Weekend availability is a must. Extra hours will be given in the summer (5 extra hours per week, typically on Wednesdays), due to the Summer Reading Program schedule. Hiring is contingent on a background check.

A detailed job description can be found at: http://newburynhlibrary.net/employment

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by email to Lea McBain, Library Director at director@newburynhlibrary.net. Review of applications starts immediately. Position will be open until filled.

– Posted September 5, 2019

Children’s Programming Coordinator – Morrill Memorial and Harris Library (Strafford, VT)

Responsibilities for this part-time position at the Morrill Memorial and Harris Library in Strafford, Vermont  include overseeing children’s programming, including planning and executing a weekly after school program during the school year with a craft or activity tie-in; six weeks of summer reading programming; bi-weekly or monthly outreach to the Creative Preschool; and occasional special programs.
Programs should be literacy based, age appropriate and include quality children’s literature. Other duties as needed include: shopping for arts and craft materials, keeping materials in order, arranging for a volunteer to help with programs, and contracting with outside performers/presenters.  The position reports to the Library Director. Depending on the time of year, this position involves 3-7 hours of work per week. Experience working with pre-school and elementary-aged children, knowledge of children’s literature and literacy fundamentals and previous experience in an educational or library setting preferred.
Please submit a cover letter and resume by August 23, to:
Melissa Strayton, Library Director
Morrill Memorial and Harris Library
PO Box 110
Strafford, VT 05072
straffordvtlibrary@gmail.com
802-765-4037
– Posted July 29, 2019