Part-Time Children's and Young Adult Librarian - The New York Society Library

Posted on May 10, 2017


A private membership library in New York City seeks an enthusiastic, flexible, and service-oriented professional to fill the position of part-time Children’s & Young Adult (YA) Librarian. The Children’s & YA Librarian is responsible for enhancing children’s services through planning, conducting, and advocating for services that meet the needs of Library members using the Children’s Library and YA collection. The Children’s & YA Librarian assists in all aspects of management of the Children’s Library and reports to the Head of the Children’s Library.

This is a part-time position, with weekend and evening hours required. The New York Society Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




The Library is open 7 days a week, year-round. Tuesday through Thursday the Library is open until 8:00 PM. The position is part-time, approximately 21 hours per week Evening and weekend shifts are required for this part-time position Salary will be commensurate with experience


Upper East Side, Manhattan


To Apply

Candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Randi Levy, Head of the Children’s Library, at [email protected] The cover letter must include your weekend and evening availability information. Please include the subject line Children’s & YA Librarian on the email. Applications without the requested information will not be considered.

Company Information

The New York Society Library is a historic membership library founded in 1754. The Library today is open to all for reading, reference, and selected events, with circulation and other services by subscription. The beautiful landmarked building dates from 1917 and includes reading rooms, spaces for study, book stacks, a Children’s Library, and the Assunta, Ignazio, Ada and Romano Peluso Exhibition Gallery. The Library has approximately 300,000 volumes and hosts a variety of special events, reading groups, and workshops, as well as the New York City Book Awards.

Contact Information

Randi Levy, Head of the Children’s Library, [email protected]