Kids Services Librarian, Full-Time

Greenwood Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and creative individual to join our dynamic, customer-focused team. In addition to having a passion for serving children and families, the successful candidate will have a love of reading as well as excellent interpersonal, communication, and computer skills. Being detail-oriented and a self-starter will help you fit right in to this fast-paced and lively department. Previous experience with programming and working with young children is highly desirable.

Are you a champion for reading and literacy? Do you find joy in planning and presenting engaging and dynamic children’s programs?  Are you energized when working as a part of a team?  You might be the next Greenwood Public Library Kids Librarian!

Position Details

Title: Kids Services Librarian
Location: Greenwood Public Library
Hours: Full-Time (40 hrs/wk)
Schedule: Will include day, one evening/wk, and the occasional Saturday
Starting Hourly Rate: Starting at $19.00/hr (commensurate with experience) + benefits
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

A successful candidate will…

  • Hold an MLS from an accredited school
  • Have previous professional library experience working with children and adults face-to-face
  • Have a knowledge of materials and trends in Children’s literature and services
  • Have excellent communication
  • Be able to navigate basic computer functions including Microsoft Word, Excel, and internet browsing

What does the job look like?

  • Creates and hosts programming for birth-5th grades with emphasis on birth-35 months
  • Creates and hosts family-focused programming in the Library’s Studio maker space
  • Assists patrons with various library services including finding library materials, recommending titles, placing requests, and referring to other community resources
  • Provides quick reference and in-depth assistance and research to patrons
  • Provides assistance and instruction to patrons in using computers, GPL's website, downloadable services, databases, online catalog, printers, and other equipment
  • Contributes to library promotions and social media efforts
  • Creates and maintains displays and promotional materials as needed
  • Records and reports statistics

How to apply:

Contact: Send letter of interest, resume, and three references to:

Linda Messick, Head of Kids Services
Greenwood Public Library
310 S. Meridian St., Greenwood, IN 46143
Phone: 317-881-1953

Deadline: Open until filled.

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Greenwood Public Library
310 S. Meridian
Greenwood, IN 46143

Library Hours:
Mon - Thurs: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed

Curbside Hours:
Mon - Thurs: 11am - 6pm
Friday: 12pm - 4pm
Saturday: 12pm - 4pm
Sunday: Closed