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Children's Librarians deliver children’s library service by completing the following duties: directing library operations, assigning tasks to staff, offering advice to readers, preparing the annual budget, promoting library use, coordinating activities, and ensuring the security in the children’s collection area. Based on our collection of resume samples in the field, main job requirements are knowledge of children’s books, customer service, being able to relate to children, confidence working with numbers, attention to details, and computer literacy. Most resumes for Children's Librarian make display of a degree in library science.

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Children's Librarian

Designed and conducted special activities such as story telling hours, book talks and puppet shows.

  • Prepared and conducted and processed more than 30 children's programs per month.
  • Developed programs to improve children's communication skills.
  • Encouraged children to read, view, and listen to library materials.
  • Assisted children in skills to assist them to become lifelong learners.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
AS
Medical Lab Technology
AS
Fashion Merchandising
BS
Human Resources
2

Senior Children's Librarian

  • Department manager. Leads staff of 6 FTE, Interprets library policy to the public. Readers' advisory duties. Produced annual report.
  • Public Relations duties that include: community outreach, public speaking; informative and entertainment program implementation; produced content for library website; wrote and disseminated press releases; created a social media presence for the department; managed $7k program budget.
  • All collection development duties including managing $25k materials budget.
  • Circulation responsibilities for Youth Services
  • Tripled participation in Summer Reading Program.
  • Updated department's technology footprint by introducing new computer stations in a learning environment.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Communications
MS
Library And Information Sciences
Public Management
3

Children's Librarian

  • Managed children's services at four branch libraries and one regional library (not concurrently)
  • Planned and led daily programs for children of all ages
  • Managed Science in the Summer and Summer Reading Club
  • Assisted children in their use of library materials and computers
  • Worked with area schools and daycare centers to improve library experiences
  • Selected and weeded materials for toddlers through eighth-graders
  • Chaired Science Fiction Book Selection Committee for children and young adults
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Education
Mls
4

Youth Services Assistant/children's Librarian

  • Planned and engaged children and their parents in story times and activities, including the creation and compilation of materials for all levels
  • Performed out-reach services for local teachers, providing library information, on-site and off-site programming and juvenile literature expertise
  • Provided reference information to the community
  • Designed marketing materials for programs and displays for books and events
  • Participated in an on-line sharing system for librarians around the country
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MA
Education
Advertising/public Relations
5

Children's LIBRARIAN INTERN

  • Assembled and promoted a temporary collection of original Caldecott illustrations
  • Created press releases and marketing postcards for exhibit receptions
  • Prepared and supervised a family oriented exhibit reception
  • Developed an opening day collection for the future emergent literacy program
  • Organized an advisory board to assist in future events
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Humanities
MA
Information Resources And Library Science
6

Children's Librarian Assistant/programmer

  • Assisted Children’s Librarian in developing and carrying out programs that appeal to the youth and their parents
  • Hosted story-times and baby-times for ages zero to six years of age
  • Provided customer service to all patrons including; assisting in locating library materials, providing information about events and displays in detail, and ordering materials that have been requested by patrons to expand our collection based on the interest of the community
  • Promoted the children’s department as well as other departments of the library through Facebook, displays, and word of mouth
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
Business Management
7

Children's Librarian

  • Assist patrons with functions and services of the library
  • Conduct story time programs for children from birth to grade 6
  • Conduct craft programs for children of all ages.
  • Collection development and management of Juvenile collection
  • Provide Reference services
  • Provide Reader's advisory services
  • Oversee scheduling of interns and volunteers
  • Outreach to nearby Elementary Schools
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MS
Library And Information Science

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