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Librarian I - Youth Services

Position open: Librarian I (Youth Services)


Duties/Description: The Bronxville Library is seeking an energetic youth services librarian for a part-time position in our bustling children’s room. This position reports to the Head of Youth Services and includes weekends and evenings as required.


About the Library: The Bronxville Library serves the cultural, educational, and community needs of the residents of Bronxville by providing high-quality materials, programs, and services in a welcoming and user-friendly environment. 



  • Provides reference and reader's advisory services and instruction to children and teenagers.
  • Plans, publicizes, and implements creative, fun, and educational children’s and teen programming.
  • Possesses an in-depth knowledge of teen and children’s literature.
  • Engages children and teens, lead groups, and communicate effectively to a variety of audiences and age levels.
  • Collection development, including ordering procedures, weeding, cataloging, classification, and record editing.
  • Possesses strong computer skills with the ability to use a variety of digital devices and e-resources.
  • Performs on-line database searches and search training.
  • Designs and produces public relations and library instruction materials.        
  • Serves as a liaison in library services to area schools, libraries, and community organizations.
  • Maintains awareness of new developments and trends in the field through professional journals, workshops, conferences, and seminars.
  • Prepares statistical and/or narrative reports, memoranda, and correspondence.
  • Supervises the work of clerical, paraprofessional, and volunteer personnel in assigned tasks.
  • Enforces library rules and regulations, maintains a calm and pleasant room atmosphere.
  • Performs related duties as required.


Minimum Training and Qualifications: 

  • Master's Degree in Librarianship from an American Library Association accredited school, with a concentration in Children’s and/or Youth Services a plus.
  • Must be on the Westchester Civil Service List for Librarian I.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in public service; experience with programming preferred.
  • Familiarity with SirsiDynix, Wordpress, MS Office, iOS, Kindle, or Android a plus.
  • Must submit to and successfully pass a criminal background investigation.

Special Requirement:  Possession of a New York State Public Librarians professional certificate.  


Salary: $23.16/hour


Please submit resume, cover letter, and three professional references to:

Gregory Wirszyla, Library Director

Bronxville Public Library

201 Pondfield Road

Bronxville, NY 10708


Bronxville NY
Part Time (<30 hrs)