Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Temporary Children's Librarian

Wallingford Public Library has a temporary opportunity for a dynamic part-time Children's Librarian. This appointment will begin on August 15th, 2016 and continue until December. Library service to children and their families is a priority at the Wallingford Public Library. Our Children's Room provides children and caregivers with a quality collection of materials, expert help locating materials for both recreational and informational needs, and programs to encourage a love of reading, learning, and exploring the world around them.This is a 16 hour per week position, with additional Saturday hours once a month. The ideal candidate is creative, flexible, and has the ability to multi-task. They should also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, knowledge of children's literature, and enthusiasm for working with children of all ages and their caregivers. In addition to providing excellent customer service at our Information Desk, this person may conduct one story time program per week for children ages 3-5. Hours will include two evenings per week and one Saturday a month. Hourly rate up to $27.37 depending on qualifications. MLS (completed or in progress) preferred.Please send resume and the names and contact information for three references to Sunnie Scarpa, Head of Children's Services, at: by Friday, July 29th, 2016.