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Do you have a passion for public service? The New Britain Public Library offers great employment opportunities in a rewarding and fun team environment. Please check back often as job opportunities change based on our current needs.


Open Position - Reference Librarian I

Open Date: July 3, 2018

Title/Classification: Reference Librarian I

Department: Adult Services

Reports To: Head of Adult Services

Starting Salary: $27,144

Schedule: Part time position (20 hrs/wk) available that includes at least one evening per week and alternate Fridays & Saturdays.

Qualifications: A Masters in Library Science degree from an ALA accredited Library Science program. Familiarity with adult services and literature with strong readers advisory skill. Strong computer technology skills and social media savvy. Creative, enthusiastic, and a curious learner. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Strong commitment to customer service, ability to get along with a wide variety of people and enjoys challenges. Two years experience and Spanish proficiency desirable.

Responsibilities: Performs reference and reader advisory services. Selection of adult non-fiction and collection maintenance. Assists patrons with technology and accessing the Library’s digital resources. Teaching technology skills in classes and one-on-one. Additional duties as assigned, which includes backup on various service points.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

To apply, submit resumes to:

Library Directory, New Britain Public Library, 20 High Street, New Britain, CT 06051; or email to -- No phone calls.

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