Children’s Librarian – Jones Memorial Library (Orleans,VT)

We are seeking an individual to fill the position of Children’s Librarian.  10 Hours per week including Saturdays. This is not a remote position.

Job Description

  • Collaborates with the Director and/or Library Trustees
  • Responsible for all aspects of the children’s programs which includes the advertising
  • Responsible for the collection development in the children’s room
  • Responsible for applying for children’s grants and their reports
  • Selecting and placing orders for all children’s materials within the parameters of the budget
  • Maintaining the children’s section catalog
  • Processing all children’s materials
  • Provides instruction on Library technologies and tools
  • Provide reading guidance and reference services to children and young adults
  • Work and guide volunteers for the children’s department
  • Conduct or Prepare Story Time
  • Summer reading programs
  • Afterschool and school vacation programs
  • Promotes Book Programs

Desired knowledge and skills

  • Work experience in the public library sector including a working knowledge of library systems;
  • Grant writing experience;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Initiative, independent judgment, and political insight to ensure library services complement the needs and desires of community residents;
  • Experience and proficiency with computer technology, video conferencing platforms, and the ability to learn industry specific software.


  • Minimum: High School Diploma
  • Preferred: Degree or 2-years related experience

Please send resume to:
802 754 6660
Firm cutoff for applications: October 2 , 2023

Jones Memorial Library
1 Water St.
Orleans,VT  05860

– Posted 9/25/23