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  1. All job openings for all types of libraries may be listed, including full- and part-time, professional and support staff.
  2. Job listings may be e-mailed to Eliscia at
  3. Listings will be retained for three weeks if no deadline is specified.
  4. There is no charge for this service. LILRC provides this program in support of the library community.
  5. Job postings must have job title, location (organization), duties and responsibilities, requirements, and instructions on how to apply. 
  6. The salary figure does not have to be listed, but we must be assured that all job openings posted meet the latest minimum starting salary levels as adopted by the county library associations.
  7. No “job wanted” listings will be accepted.
  • October 08, 2021 3:20 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    2 Positions Available 

    We are seeking creative, detail oriented, public service focused librarian(s) with excellent communication and customer service skills for a very active, culturally diverse library in a highly educated community.

    Skills Required:

    Enthusiasm and Expertise in Reference and Readers’ Advisory services; Knowledge of First Search, Microsoft Word and Excel necessary.

    Responsibilities will include database searching, computer assistance, resource selection and collection development, book discussions and book displays.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • MLS or MLIS from ALA accredited institution

    • NYS Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment 

    Starting salary - $25.90 per hour

    Reply with cover letter, resume via email 

    by October 22, 2019:

    Director’s Office

    Great Neck Library

    159 Bayview Ave

    Great Neck, NY  11023-1938

    No phone calls please. The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • October 08, 2021 3:18 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    2 Positions Available 

    We are looking for energetic, highly motivated part-time librarian(s) who believe in providing excellent customer service to children and parents.  The successful candidate(s) must be friendly, hard-working and knowledgeable about children’s literature, digital services and video gaming.  Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work well under pressure.

    Skills Required:

    Experience working with children (birth – 6th grade) and parents; Ability to provide reference, research and reader’s advisory service to parents and children in a busy 4 location library system;

    A hands-on, working knowledge of digital services and library download services on various devices and be comfortable showing and promoting these services; Desire to work as a team and collaborate with co-workers on projects and programs as well as develop and conduct innovative programs for children independently

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • MLS or MLIS from ALA accredited institution

    • NYS Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment 


    25 hours/week, includes

    Every other Saturday. Sundays on a voluntary basis.

    Starting Salary:

    Part Time: $25.90 per hour

    Reply (by 10/22/2021) to

    Great Neck Library

    159 Bayview Ave

    Great Neck, NY  11023-1938

    No phone calls please.

  • October 04, 2021 3:00 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Half Hollow Hills Community Library is seeking an enthusiastic, friendly, and creative Librarian or Librarian Trainee to fill a part-time 17.5-hour position in our very busy Teen Department.

    The successful candidate must be interested in working with enthusiastic teens, from 6th through 12th grade, to provide engaging after-school programming, reader’s advisory, and outreach.

    This position requires three afternoon shifts per week, plus nights and weekends. Per our union contract, the starting salary for a Librarian I is $26.43/hr. Librarian Trainee salary depends on number of credits completed.

    This year, our library will be opening its doors to a new 21st century library, complete with a makerspace and dedicated Teen Space.


    • MLS from an ALA accredited library school and a valid New York State Professional Certificate; Librarian Trainee applicants must be currently enrolled in an ALA accredited library school.  

    • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.  

    • Establish and manage relationships with eager teens and tweens in an exciting and energetic environment.  

    • Knowledge of Young Adult literature, media and culture required.  

    • Ability to troubleshoot common computer applications on diverse devices.  

    • Strong commitment to public services and the ability to work well with a diverse community.  

    • Comfortable with public speaking. 


    • Provide reference and reader’s advisory services to teen patrons.  

    • Promote Teen Library services via social media and local outreach, including school visits.  

    • Coverage of the Makerspace during peak hours to supervise events.  

    • Collection development to ensure the teen collection is up to date and includes relevant print and digital resources.  

    • Plan, implement, and evaluate library events and services to fulfill the diverse educational, recreational, and personal needs.

    • Instruct teens in information gathering, research skills and digital literacy skills using the Library's website, databases, and reputable resources.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Please email a persuasive cover letter, resume, 3 references and proof of enrollment in an accredited MLS program, if required, to Liz Hughes, Head of Teen Services, at lhughes@hhhlibrary.orgbefore Friday, October 22, 2021.

    The Half Hollow Hills Community Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants for part-time positions are not required to be on a certified Suffolk County Civil Service list. However, eligibility is a plus. 

  • September 29, 2021 1:07 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Job Description:

    This position supports school librarians, library staff, and administrators in the evaluation, selection, purchase, and use of online resources, library resources, and library management systems that are acquired through Nassau BOCES, as well as manage the purchasing process. This position also participates in planning, managing, and delivering professional development for districts’ K-12 library media specialists and library staff on a variety of library related areas such as library management, online resources, library automation systems, and curriculum and instruction. The Program Specialist works closely with the School Library Services Supervisor on special projects related to supporting the School Library System and the school libraries in Nassau County.

    Requirements: New York State School Library Media Specialist certification required (experience preferred). Knowledge of NYS School Library guidelines, and current school library practices. Excellent library management system (Follett Destiny) and online resource technology skills. Office 365.  Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and communication skills.Apply by October 14, 2021 on OLAS or send resume & cover letter to:

  • September 29, 2021 9:43 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC) is inviting applications from diverse undergraduate students on Long Island to apply for a paid internship to learn more about libraries and librarianship as a career path. 

    Internship Job Description

    Reporting to the Communications and Outreach Coordinator, the intern will assist the coordinator with implementing communications, marketing, and programming for member libraries. This includes posting and managing content on social media accounts and providing support for online or in person programs. 

    The intern will be given at least four opportunities to shadow professionals in different libraries to learn more about the type of work in libraries. Shadowing may include some work completed under the direction of the librarian in the member library.

    Most work will be performed at the LILRC office in Bellport, New York.  Library visits to libraries in Nassau or Suffolk Counties will occasionally be required. There may be occasional remote work opportunities as well. 

    $4000 stipend for 15/hours/week with a flexible schedule - 16 weeks period

    Applications due by November 12, 2021 Apply Here

  • September 16, 2021 12:35 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Mineola Library, Mineola, NY (Nassau County) seeks an enthusiastic, creative and service-oriented librarian trainee.

    Job Duties:

    • Provide a high level of enthusiastic customer service.
    • Commitment to a training and learning environment under the supervision of full time librarians.
    • Provide all reference services. 
    • Utilize Sierra and other current technologies.
    • Help patrons with locating materials and basic reference questions. 
    • Ability to manage phone calls and in-person requests simultaneously.
    • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills for working collaboratively on library outreach and events. 
    • Promote Library services and programming.
    • Perform readers’ advisory services and participate in book discussion groups.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • Actively enrolled in an accredited MLS program.
    • This position requires a combination of days and evenings totaling 17 hours per week based on the needs of the department.  
    • Some Saturday work may be required
    • Flexibility a plus. We will work around school schedules.

    To be considered for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to:

    Charles Sleefe, Director

    Mineola Library


  • September 01, 2021 9:41 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The John Jermain Memorial Library, located in historic Sag Harbor, seeks applicants for a full time Emerging Technologies Librarian to join our innovative reference team. The successful  candidate will promote the library’s mission through patron and staff support, public outreach,  and digital initiatives. 

    Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: 

    • Reference services and technology education (public and staff);  
    • Maintaining institutional resources & identifying hardware & software needs;
    • Collaborating with contractors and vendors; 
    • Discovering, suggesting and implementing developing technologies across departments; Troubleshooting issues with staff and public computers, printers, copiers, etc.;
    • Creating monthly technology statistical reports;  
    • Maintaining website, and social media platforms; 
    • A commitment to professional development and continuing education. 

    Required skills include: 

    • MLS or MLIS degree from an accredited institution; 
    • New York State Librarian Certification; 
    • Flexibility and a collaborative spirit;  
    • Experience working within the intersection of technology and reference services; Familiarity with both Mac and PC platforms;  
    • Expertise in Microsoft Office, WordPress, and Google Suite management; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; 

    This fulltime, salaried position requires evening and weekend hours, as well as public-facing  professional duties, including support of the library’s reference services. Competitive salary  commensurate with experience. Benefits include NYSHIP health insurance, TIAA CREF  retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave, and a partial-tuition reimbursement program.  Please send resume and letter of application to Catherine Creedon, Director at by 9/21/2021.  

    John Jermain Memorial library celebrates the diversity of our community, and warmly welcomes  applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, nationality or ancestry,  gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.

  • August 18, 2021 11:25 AM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    Spanish language skills required

    The Copiague Memorial Public Library is seeking a Spanish speaking Librarian II or Librarian III to be the Head of our new Outreach Department. This position reports directly to the Library Director and works cooperatively with other Department Heads and Library support staff as well as supervises a small staff of professional and non-professional staff.

    Copiague is a diverse south shore community with a large Hispanic population. The ideal candidate has public library experience in Adult services and will be responsible for developing new and promoting existing Library programs, events and services to our Spanish-speaking community. 


    • Works with Director and Library staff to create and promote Library services and events to our Spanish-speaking patrons specifically and all Copiague patrons collectively. Visits community organizations and attends community events in order to promote Library services.
    • Provides Library informational, reference and referral services to patrons at Adult Reference Desk.
    • Assists patrons with the use of technology.
    • Creates content for promotion of Library services through our newsletter, in- house publicity, website and social media accounts.
    • Collection development of English and Spanish language materials and resources.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to speak, write and read Spanish fluently.
    • Ability and desire to provide excellent customer service to patrons and communicate with them effectively.
    • Ability and desire to be a Library advocate within the community and connect underserved populations with Library services.

    Salary Range:   Librarian II - $77,619 - $80,721 / Librarian III - $81,424 - $84,664

    Salary commensurate with experience. Candidates will be considered for promotion and/or raise after two years. Transfers encouraged.  Transfer appointments are subject to a three-month probationary period under the terms of Suffolk County Civil Service.

    Please mail or e-mail resume and cover letter to:

    Kenneth S. Miller


    Copiague Memorial Public Library 

    50 Deauville Blvd.

    Copiague, NY 11726

  • July 28, 2021 2:11 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Franklin Square Public Library is seeking a tech-savvy, service-driven, energetic Librarian to  fill a part-time position. Candidates will work up to 17 hours a week. Schedule will include  afternoon, evening, and Saturday hours. 

    The successful candidate must be excited about working with teens, from 6th through 12thgrade, to provide engaging after-school programming, reader’s advisory, and outreach. 


    • Provide reference and reader’s advisory services to teen patrons. 
    • Promote Teen Library services via social media and outreach. 
    • Collection development to ensure the teen collection is up to date and includes relevant  print and digital resources. 
    • Plan, implement, and evaluate teen programs and services to meet community needs.
    • Instruct teens in information gathering, research skills and digital literacy skills using the  library’s website, databases, and reputable resources. 


    • MLS from an ALA accredited library school and a valid New York State Professional  Certificate. 
    • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team. 
    • Knowledge of Young Adult literature, media, and culture. 

    Hourly Wage: 

    • Starting salary is $26/hour 

    This is a non-competitive Civil Service position. 

    Please send resumes to: Aviva Kane;

    19 Lincoln Road Franklin Square, New York 11010  

    Phone (516) 488-3444 Fax (516) 354-3368

  • July 27, 2021 4:02 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

    The Elwood Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and customer service-oriented Librarian l or Librarian Trainee for a part-time position. The successful candidate should possess strong communication and organizational skills, along with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. The successful candidate should be excited to try new things and possess a willingness to think outside of the box.

    The Elwood Public Library is a supportive workplace where employees are encouraged to embrace and share their unique skill sets with each other and the community. 

    Daytime and weekend availability is required and flexibility is a plus. 


    • Interact with adults, teens, and children at a busy Information Desk
    • Provide a positive and proactive customer service experience for patrons of all ages 
    • Assist patrons in the use of library resources and technology
    • Responsible for special projects
    • Interested candidates may apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to:


    Joan Wagner, Head of Information Services

    Elwood Public Library


    The Elwood Public Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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

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