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Youth Services Librarian

Posted: 09/09/2022

40 hours per week
Early evenings and Saturdays required
Competitive salary and benefit plan
Start Date: December 5, 2022

The Youth Services Librarian provides high quality, professional, responsive, and friendly library service to young people, their families, and teachers. The Youth Services Librarian serves as the in-house expert on library materials and coordinator of events for children and young adults. The Youth Services Librarian embraces, supports, and celebrates our diverse community. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Collection development and management of materials for young people from infancy through teenage years; the planning, promotion and presentation of library events for young people and their families, including the Summer Reading Club; providing readers’ advisory and reference services; outreach activities; and collaboration with schools and other community organizations.

If you are bilingual (English and Spanish), please note this ability in your cover letter.  Please review the job description on the website. If you are interested in applying, please send your cover letter, resume, and three written professional references to either or send to the Perry Public Library, ATTN: Director Mary Murphy, 1101 Willis Avenue, Perry, IA 50220. The Application deadline is Tuesday, October 4, 2022. Any questions? Please contact Mary Murphy at (515)465-3569 or email .

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