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Librarian I – Reference & Local History, Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, Hamilton, MA


The Librarian I works primarily in the Reference department but covers all service desks when needed. Essential duties include: provide reference, reader’s advisory and information services on-site, online and by telephone, following standard principles and practices and the policies of the library; works to manage the Local History collection with major focus on collection development plan and policy, management of digitization projects, microfilm, proper storage and preservation, and ongoing process of re-organizing the local history collection for public enjoyment and research; works with the Library Director to prepare grants and recommend materials for on-going historical conservation and digitization; works to create programs and services in support of local history research and community celebration. Looks for opportunities to collaborate with community groups who share this focus.


Master of Library Science Degree from an ALA accredited university or MLS enrolled student     

One or more years of relevant education or experience in preservation and archives management

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$20.37 Hourly

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Library Director, Kim Butler by email at [email protected]                                                                                 

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Closing Date: August 6, 2021