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Childrens Librarian

Company name
Holly Phillips

Moultrie, GA
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: Moultrie-Colquitt County Library

The Moultrie-Colquitt County Library System is seeking a friendly, positive Childrens Librarian to oversee all aspects of childrens services and foster a love of reading in children of all ages.

The Childrens Librarian works with a high level of independence under the supervision of the Library Director. The Childrens Librarian will positively represent the Moultrie-Colquitt County Library System with professionalism through demeanor, appearance and interactions with the public and other staff members.

Job duties include but are not limited to:

Plans and conducts the childrens programs and services under the supervision of the Library Director

Plans and conducts pre-K story hours throughout the school year

Plans and conducts a summer reading program for children ages preschool through teens

Communicates with home schoolers, day cares, teachers, students, parents and community members to promote library services

Provides attractive displays and settings to encourage reading

Plans and conducts special programs for after school or holidays

Hires performers for summer reading program and grants

Assists library patrons in finding materials, answering questions and providing readers advisory

Plans for and orders craft supplies and any other items needed for childrens programming

Composes and prepares public relations materials such as flyers, brochures, etc.

Selects and orders childrens & YA materials working within a budget

Reads and responds to correspondence and email pertaining to youth services

Compiles statistics on attendance of childrens programs throughout the year

Works at circulation desk checking books in and out, creating library cards, shelves and maintains childrens collection as needed

Deals tactfully and courteously with public and with coworkers

Upholds library policies and procedures

Uses library provided means for continuing education and training

Writes for grants and maintains statistics for reporting

Job Title

Children's Librarian

Start Date

Library/Institution Name

Moultrie-Colquitt County Library


Certification Required?






Job Type

Job Type

-> Full-time

Type of Library

Job Classification

-> Public


Strong knowledge of childrens literature and best practices in the area of childrens service

Working knowledge of library methods and procedures

Knowledge on how to conduct a variety of story hours appropriate to childrens age groups

Ability to organize, plan and conduct programs for an entire year

Strong organizational skills for budgeting and planning a comprehensive childrens library program

Ability to creatively problem-solve and handle stressful situations in a positive and inclusive manner, excellent interpersonal/communication skills, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor

Ability to connect to the community through attendance at meetings and serving on boards or committees that relate to the librarys work with children in the community

Ability to work days, evenings and weekends to provide programming convenient to all

Masters Degree in Library Science is not required, but is a plus

Combination of education and experience will be considered

Must have a drivers license and dependable vehicle

Experienced and proficient with computers and internet

Knowledgeable about books, authors, genres and research

Pleasant disposition, great customer service skills

Ability to lift and carry books (push, pull and lift 40 pounds)

Application Instructions

Email resume, cover letter and professional references to Holly Phillips at

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