Reference & Young Adult Librarian, Bedford Free Public Library, Bedford MA


The Bedford Free Public Library in Bedford, Massachusetts (pop. 13,500) is looking for a forward-thinking,
enthusiastic librarian who enjoys working with teens to be responsible for our teen programming and young adult collection. This person will provide readers advisory assistance to teens and parents, encourage use of the Library by teens, and will serve as our outreach coordinator with local secondary school teachers and librarians.

This position also involves covering our busy reference desk. In addition, this person will participate in adult
collection development and other professional tasks; troubleshoot library equipment; provide computer and
Internet instruction; keep current with developing technology, have demonstrated aptitude with ebooks and
ereaders as well as social media; and work closely with the Head of Reference.

Schedule: must be available to work 3 or 4 weekday afternoons during the school year, plus one evening a week and one Saturday a month.

Qualifications: A Master's Degree in Library Science is required. Strong public service, reference, and technology skills required. Experience working with teens strongly desired.

Salary: $22.70 to $30.02 per hour + Town of Bedford benefits

Closing Date: December 2, 2013

Send: Please send a cover letter, resume, and completed Town of Bedford application (available online at to Noreen O'Gara, Assistant Library Director, Bedford Free Public Library, 7 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA, 01730 (

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