Professional, technical, and direct service work relating to the coordination of children’s and young adult services at the town library; maintenance and development of various components of the children and young adult collection; performs duties related to the day to day operations of the Children’s and Young Adult Departments; all other related work as required.

Education and Experience:

Associate’s degree or higher, two years of related library work experience; experience in dealing with the public; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Excellent customer service and communication skills; ability to relate well to the public.
  • Working knowledge of library principles and procedures.
  • Ability to speak to or instruct individuals or groups of people.
  • Knowledge of children’s literature.
  • Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System.
  • Skill in the use of standard office machines.
  • Interest in reading and information.
  • Ability to work with detail.
  • Working knowledge of computer applications, internet, library databases and library system software.

Applications will be reviewed starting Tuesday, March 21. Position remains open until a qualified candidate is hired.

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to Topsfield is an AA/EEO employer.

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