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Temporary Children's Librarian

Wallingford Public Library has a temporary opportunity for a dynamic part-time Children's Librarian. This appointment will begin on November 1, 2015 and continue for three months or until the end of the incumbent’s leave. Library service to children and their families is a priority at the Wallingford Public Library. Our Children's Room provides children and caregivers with a quality collection of materials, expert help locating materials for both recreational and informational needs, and programs to encourage a love of reading, learning, and exploring the world around them.

This 20-24 hour per week position requires creativity, flexibility and the ability to multitask, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills, knowledge of children's literature, and enthusiasm for working with children of all ages and their caregivers. In addition to providing excellent customer service at our Information Desk, this person will conduct three story time programs per week for children ages 1-5. Hours will include two evenings per week and one Saturday a month. Hourly rate up to $27.37 depending on qualifications. MLS preferred.

Please send resume and the names and contact information for three references to Sunnie Scarpa, Head of Children's Services, at: by Friday, September 4th.

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