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Full-Time Librarian/Librarian Trainee Youth & Family Services - Riverhead Free Library

September 14, 2023 2:39 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

Apply by September 28 

The Riverhead Free Library seeks an innovative librarian or librarian trainee with excellent interpersonal skills to fill the full-time position of Youth & Family Services Librarian or Librarian Trainee. This position reports directly to the Youth & Family Services Coordinator.

Job Duties

  • Plan, organize, and facilitate programs for birth- grade 12 utilizing current trends.
  • Enjoy interacting with patrons of all ages
  • Experience working with children (birth – 12th grade) and parents.
  • Provide excellent reference, reader’s advisory and referral services.
  • Proficiency in utilizing current technologies.
  • Promotion and demonstration of library programs and services through outreach.
  • Strong interest and knowledge of children’s & teen literature and collection development
  • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills for working collaboratively on library events.


  • MLS degree from an ALA-accredited school or actively enrolled in an accredited MLS program with at least 12 credits for a Librarian Trainee.
  • Must be eligible for or have a valid active NYS Public Librarian Certificate
  • Commitment to professional development.
  • Ability to express oneself orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with supervisors, coworkers, library patrons, members of professional library organizations and community groups
  • Spanish speaking a plus


  • NYS Retirement System
  • NYS Health Benefits
  • MetLife Dental


  • Librarian: $53,482.97 Librarian Trainee: $47,778.06
  • 35 hours per week. This position will require daytime and evening hours. Weekends are on a rotation basis
  • Paid personal time, accrued vacation and sick time

To be considered for this position, please email your resume and letter of intent no later than Thursday, September 28, 2023 to: Lauren Strong, Youth and Family Services Coordinator,, using the subject line Youth Services Librarian

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

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