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Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Reference Librarian

Adult Reference Librarian.  Permanent part-time (25 hours).  

Derry Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, welcoming new member for the Reference team.  Knowledgeable, friendly customer service is the primary responsibility.  Position entails direct customer service from the Information Desk, answering any and all questions, locating information or materials, and using internet computers and databases, including instruction and trouble-shooting equipment as necessary. 


Successful candidate must be willing to work with people of all ages and levels of knowledge, and have facility with PCs, wireless devices, the internet, databases and library catalogs, preferably Polaris.  MLIS or MLIS candidate required, with relevant work experience preferred.  Job includes regular evening and Saturday hours. Salary commensurate with education and experience ($19.86-$21.48). Benefits include sick, vacation, and personal time off.


Submit a cover letter, 3 references, and resume to Susan Brown, Assistant Director, Derry Public Library at susanb@derrypl.org by October 2, 2021.



Technical Services Assistant


12 hours per week, including mornings and afternoons.


Have you ever wondered how the library keeps its collection so neat, tidy and organized? Are you curious about how books that regularly circulate amongst our patrons are prepped, and when necessary, repaired? (Perhaps you already know, but want to be a part of it!) If so, the Technical Services department at the Derry Public Library is seeking you – a motivated person with strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently – to join our fun, creative team!


DUTIES: This job primarily entails book processing and repair, monitoring the mending shelves, and sorting donated items and discards. It also involves shelf reading and shelving materials when necessary.


Our ideal candidate should have great customer service skills and facility with computers. Candidates must be detail oriented, have skill in alphabetizing and putting materials in correct Dewey Decimal order, be in good physical condition and able to push heavy carts, reach upper and lower shelves, lift, and stand for long periods of time. Given the nature of book mending, a candidate should have good eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity, as well as patience and perhaps most important of all… a sense of humor!


Starting salary: $13.13 per hour. Benefits include 1-week of paid vacation annually, and 1- week of personal time off annually. This position will include morning and afternoon hours throughout the week, with the exact schedule to be determined.


If interested, please complete and submit the application form below, along with a cover letter expressing your interest in the position, to Jessica DeLangie at jessicad@derrypl.org by October 15, 2021. Position is open until filled.