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Youth Programming


All children and teen programming is canceled through the end of September while we search for a new Youth Services Librarian.

This includes: Lego Club, Mother Goose, Anime Club, and Teens & Tweens.

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Job Opening

Perry Memorial Library is seeking a Youth Services Librarian.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution and a minimum of one year of library experience required. Supervisory experience preferred.

DUTIES: The youth services librarian is responsible for the youth services department. Duties include planning and implementing programming for children and teens; collection development of children’s, juvenile, and young adult materials (includes selection, budget, and collection maintenance); managing daily operations of the youth services department; supervising youth services staff; participating in library management and public services teams; providing reference and computer assistance to patrons. This is a full-time position, 37.5 hours per week, some nights and weekends.

AVAILABLE: Immediately

APPLY BY: Application materials must be postmarked by Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

TO APPLY: Submit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to: Library Director, Perry Memorial Library, 205 Breckenridge Street, Henderson, NC, 27536. A library job application must also be submitted and is available below.

Library Information

Monday:             12 pm - 8 pm

Tuesday:            12 pm - 8 pm

Wednesday:      10 am - 8 pm

Thursday:           10 am - 8 pm

Friday:                 10 am - 6 pm

Sat. & Sun:         1 pm - 5 pm

205 Breckenridge Street
Henderson, NC

Phone (252) 438-3316

Fax (252) 438-3744

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