Library Assistant - Youth Services

Kitchigami Regional Library   Brainerd, MN   Full-time     Education
Posted on January 12, 2022
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Full-Time Library Assistant - Youth Services; starting salary $18.87/hour with benefits.

Position Description

The Brainerd Public Library is looking for an energetic and creative individual with a strong commitment to community engagement and children’s literacy to serve as our Youth Librarian. The youth librarian is responsible to and supervised by the branch manager. Duties include but are not limited to: planning, publicizing, implementing, and evaluating regular and specialized services directly to birth to teen, their caregivers, and library users, such as story times and summer reading programming; engaging in outreach to schools, daycares and preschools, and other community organizations and agencies that serve children and their caregivers; reading reviews and selecting books, periodicals, and non-print materials for purchase by the children’s department; maintaining the circulation collection through weeding and replacing materials; developing orientation programs, in-service training, and continuing education opportunities for all staff and volunteers in the Children's Room; while working in accordance with regional library policies, procedures and goals. Includes other duties as assigned; includes assisting reference and circulation desk duties and other program support. Hours include days, one evening and rotating Saturday hours.

Apply by January 29, 2022 to: Manager Brainerd Public Library, 416 S 5th St., Brainerd, MN 56401. See www.krls.org for full job description and downloadable application.