The Waterbury Public Library (WPL) is housed in a new and beautiful building which opened in 2017, and has established itself as a hub of community life. This 5,000 sq. ft. library provides a pleasant, airy and light-filled space for patrons and staff alike. WPL provides access to books, information, public computers, programs and events for all ages, and educational opportunities for a wide variety of patrons. WPL has an active Friends group, loyal volunteers, an experienced Board, and a very supportive community.
Please note we are currently operating under a COVID-adapted service model of Curbside Service.
We are seeking an experienced, creative, outgoing, forward-thinking and organized person who believes in the mission and power of today’s public libraries to impact both individuals and society. This position is approximately 35 hours per week with a competitive salary range and a full array of benefits.
Our Ideal Candidate
Bachelor’s Degree required; MLIS or Vermont Certificate in Public Librarianship strongly preferred.
At least two years of experience working in a library providing programming and services for children and/or young adults.
Broad knowledge of a wide range of children’s and young adult literature.
Proficient in office software and social media
Passion for working closely with children, teens, and their caregivers with imagination, confidence, and enthusiasm.
Resourceful and self-directed; pro-active and adept at anticipating organizational needs.
Evening and weekend hours generally include one evening per week and one Saturday per month, subject to change.
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Please send an email including a cover letter, resume or CV, and three professional references to Almy Landauer, Library Director.
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