Librarian I, Youth Services @ White Plains, NY

Are you passionate about creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for youth and families? Do you have a good sense of humor, strong problem-solving skills, and a talent for fun and engaging programming?  Then come join us at the White Plains Public Library! The White Plains Public Library has an opening for a Librarian I to work in our Youth Services Department. One of the busiest public libraries in New York State, the White Plains Public Library values excellent customer service as well as innovation and experimentation in services and programs.  As a Librarian I, you will provide reference and reader’s advisory services to children, teens and adults.  You will plan and conduct programs, lead classes and workshops, and other responsibilities as assigned.  Candidates should genuinely enjoy working with youth and families; work effectively with colleagues; and appreciate providing library services to a diverse, multilingual population.  The chosen candidate can expect to provide storytimes for our youngest patrons, but interest, experience and enthusiasm for programming for upper elementary aged youth is a focus for this position.

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Starting salary is $62,256; excellent benefits.


Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s degree in library or information science (MLS/MSIS) from a program that is accredited by the American Library Association or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following accepted education practices.   Applicants must be available to work evening as well as weekend hours.


Special Requirements: Eligibility for a New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate at the time of application; possession of certificate at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will also be required to submit a training and experience questionnaire and be reachable for permanent appointment.


If interested, please email cover letter and resume by Thursday, July 27 to:  Joshua Carlson, Manager of Youth Services,   Please put “Librarian Opening” in the subject line.