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Part-Time Children’s Librarian or Librarian-Trainee - Oceanside Library

May 24, 2023 11:09 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

June 14

The Oceanside Library is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, dedicated individual to join our team and be part of cutting-edge programming, children’s reference services, outreach and emerging technologies.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs Children’s Reference Desk duties and provides library services to children of all ages from birth through sixth grade, teachers, parents/caregivers, schools and special populations in the community.
  • Plans and presents programs on-site, off-site, and virtually, in group settings, such as storytimes, book discussions, class visits, scout visits, specialty programs and informational programs about library resources to serve the ever-changing needs of the library community. Also, assists the Department Head to plan and coordinate outreach activities and events.
  • Assist patrons with online program registration.
  • Participate in ordering and weeding of the children’s collection as well as compiling themed bibliographies using print and online resources.
  • Provides assistance to library users on computers/technology items, mobile devices and apps. Connects library users and trains staff as needed on new emerging technologies. Also responsible for the set-up and take down of technology equipment as needed.
  • Attends meetings/workshops as requested by the Department Head.
  • Assists with supervising volunteers as needed.


  • MLS Degree in Library Science from ALA Accredited program or currently enrolled in an ALA Accredited Library Science program.
  • NYS Public Librarian’s Certificate.
  • Excellent customer service and hospitality, presentation and technology skills.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new emerging technologies, and work cooperatively and collaboratively. Ability to work on an individual basis and in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of SIERRA/EventKeeper is a plus.
  • MUST be willing to work a flexible schedule – daytime, evening, weekend shifts.

Oceanside Library is an Association Library and is not subject to Civil Service requirements.

Oceanside Library is a member of the New York State Retirement System. EOE.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to

Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570

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