Youth Services Librarian

Youth Services Librarian

Starting Salary $42,991 - $62,522 annually DOE + Benefits


Are you interested in a career inspiring a passion for reading, personal growth and learning; ensuring access to information, ideas and stories; enjoying Lewiston’s distinctive community? Come join us!


The Position:


Librarians are responsible for providing professional library services in all areas of public and technical services.  The Youth Services Librarian performs a range of professional library services for library patrons from birth through grade 12 and their caregivers.  Duties may include Collection Development, Programming, Reader’s Advice, Reference, Outreach, Technology and instruction to library patrons and staff.  Librarians’ promote a customer centered philosophy and work as a positive team member to meet the needs of the library and to efficiently serve the library constituents of the City of Lewiston.  Provide insight on library trends and user needs to ensure library services feature, function, and meet library patron and staff requirements. 




·  PERSI Retirement

·  Paid Sick Leave

·  Medical, Dental, Vision Plan

·  12 Paid Holidays

·  Vacation Accrual

·  Basic Life Insurance

·  Fun & Supportive Working Environment

·  Beautiful, New Library


What We Are Looking For:


  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program preferred.
  • One year of library experience or equivalent.
  • Ability to relate to children, teens, and families.
  • Working knowledge of children’s literature and child development highly desirable.
  • Valid driver’s license.
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Selection Process:


Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m., February 10, 2019.  A complete City of Lewiston application, resume, and cover letter are required and may be obtained at City Hall, 1134 F St., or from our website at Applications can be returned to City Hall, emailed to, or faxed to 208-298-0925.

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