P/T Youth Services Librarian, 19 hrs/wk

Description: Seeking an enthusiastic, outgoing, and creative librarian to provide reference and readers’ advisory services, programming and collection development for patrons in a very busy Youth Services department.  Strong programming skills required including knowledge and interest in creating and implementing programs for children of all age ranges (birth thru Age 17) as well as assisting with promotion and marketing for the department.

19 hrs/week including afternoon shifts, one evening/week, one Saturday/month and periodic Sundays.


Readers’ Advisory and Reference Services:

  • Provide reference service and readers’ advisory in the Children’s Room.
  • Assist patrons in using computer resources.

Programming, as needed:

  • Program coverage for early childhood and elementary programs
  • Record programs for virtual presentation.
  • Coverage for CATSS, the after-school program for Grades 6+
  • Create and set up take home crafts on a theme.
  • Supervise teen volunteers.

Collection Development:

  • Collection development for juvenile collection, including graphic novels, and other collections as assigned.


  • Assist with monthly and bimonthly bulletin boards on a theme
  • Create periodic book displays to highlight the children’s and young adult collections.
  • Update book lists on themes

Qualifications/Requirements: Masters in Library Service or matriculation in an ALA accredited Library Service graduate school program. Recent grad welcome. NJ Professional Librarian certificate. Computer literacy required; 3D Printing, Canva, and Spanish Speaking a plus.

Compensation: $29.03/hour.  All employees are employed on an at-will basis.

HOW TO APPLY: Send resume to ama@summitlibrary.org. Summit Free Public Library, 75 Maple St., Summit, NJ 07901. Position open until filled. The Summit Free Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.


Library Circulation Assistant, Part-time

Part-time position available in the Circulation Department at Summit Public Library.

  • Approximately 12-16 hours a week.
  • Must be available for weekdays and weekends.
  • Some flexibility to work extra shifts is necessary.
  • The position is year round and consists of shelving all types of library material, tidying, assisting at the circulation desk and other tasks as necessary.
  • $13.93 an hour, Sunday time and a half.
  • Ask at the Circulation Desk for additional information or for an application.
  • Library experience a plus.

The Summit Free Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

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