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Youth Services Librarian

The Moffat Library of Washingtonville (Orange county, NY) seeks an energetic, positive, service-oriented professional to fill the position of full-time youth services librarian.

Minimum requirements: MLS degree from an ALA accredited school of Library and Information Science; a NYS Public Librarian Certificate and evidence of a strong preference to work with young people in a public library setting. This is a civil service Librarian I position.  Will consider May 2022 MLIS graduates. 

Our dream candidate will welcome all library patrons equally, build a strong teen group of active, dedicated participants, and bring a smile to every story time and book club meeting.

Core responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Collection development, reference and readers advisory services for children and teens; designing and facilitating original and creative virtual and in-person programming for ages birth to teens and their families; collaborate with area schools & organizations; and all other facets of services for youth and families. Should have a strong facility with online resources, gaming and technical training.

Hours & Benefit Package: 

  • 40 hours per week, including two evenings per week & some weekends  
  • Benefits include health insurance, paid time off and NYS retirement system enrollment 
  • Salary commensurate with experience 


Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references no later than Thursday, February 24, 2022 to: Carol McCrossen, cmccrossen@rcls.org with subject: Youth Services Position

Washingtonville NY
Full Time (30 + hrs)