Brooklyn Public Library is one of the nation’s largest library systems and among New York City’s most democratic institutions. We are looking for dedicated librarians to work with all age groups!
Under the overall supervision of the Neighborhood Library Supervisor, librarians works as part of the branch team and performs basic library work. Children's librarian's concentrating on service to children, their parents, caregivers and schools. Young Adult librarians focus on working with teenagers. Adult Librarians work with adults and seniors.
This position requires professional knowledge and judgment, including, but not limited to, reference and reader’s advisory services, collection development, and individual/group programming.
The schedule is 35 hours per week and reports directly to the Library Information Supervisor. This is a union position with a starting salary of $55,027. After 6 months, librarians receive an increase of $1935.
We have openings in the following Neighborhood Branch Libraries:
Adult: Brighton Beach, Flatlands, Midwood, Mill Basin, Stone Avenue
Children: Arlington, Borough Park, Brower Park, Fort Hamilton, Greenpoint, Kings Bay, Midwood, Ulmer Park, Walt Whitman
Young Adult: Brownsville, Coney Island, East Flatbush, Flatlands, Macon, Midwood, Sheepshead Bay, Stone Avenue
Drawing on its unique collection of physical and digital primary source materials and artifacts, the Center for Brooklyn History inspires discovery, advances research, and preserves the history and cultural heritage of Brooklyn’s diverse communities. The Special Collections and Outreach Librarian will provide exemplary and complex reference assistance, maintain and cultivate book collections, and provide access to rare books, photographic, print and non-print archival and manuscript materials.
The schedule is 35 hours per week and reports to the Collections and Public Services Assistant Director.
Under the guidance of the Regional Librarian, the Neighborhood Library Supervisor is responsible for administrative leadership in supervising all aspects of library services at a branch. He/She is responsible for developing and maintaining work standards that emphasize customer service, effective communication, and ethical behavior. He/She will set goals and priorities, develop and monitor reports, administer projects and evaluate services. He/She will serve as the primary branch point person for communicating with Neighborhood Services, other BPL departments and outside agencies.