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PCL Job Postings

Youth Services Librarian L1, Wanskuck

Salary:     $21.21 per hour

Hours:      Full-time 37 ½ hrs. per week w/Benefits

Posted:     August 23, 2019

Deadline: Applications accepted until the position is filled.


Providence Community Library is seeking a Youth Services Librarian L1 with extensive experience in maker-centered learning, to work in a busy, neighborhood library.  Preferred makerspace skills:

  • Proficient in technology, including 3D printers, vinyl cutters, laser cutters, heat presses, sewing machines, coding, and Dash Robots.

  • Experience with digital badging.

  • Experience organizing and maintaining a community based makerspace.

  • Experience mentoring youth in a makerspace and/or leading hands-on, design-based workshops with youth.

The Youth Services Librarian plans and implements a comprehensive program of service especially, emergent literacy, to young library users, and may provide professional support to more than one neighborhood library.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  organizing and maintaining a community based makerspace, selecting and purchasing library materials aimed at children and youth, planning, developing, coordinating and executing programs designed to serve children from infants to teens; providing reader’s advisory and reference assistance to parents, teachers and caregivers to develop pre-literacy and literacy skills to children; assisting patrons, particularly children and youth, in researching information on a wide variety of subjects, developing relationships and programs for and with local schools, early childcare centers, and other youth-serving organizations in the neighborhood; creating a welcoming environment in the children’s area which provides for enjoyable and productive use of library resources.

Work schedule: includes evenings, work at least 1 Saturday per month, and assisting with coverage at other PCL locations when needed.


MLS from an ALA accredited school.  Experience working as a Youth Services Librarian.  Spanish speaking a plus. 

Send resume, cover letter, and three references to:

Maria Melvin, HR Manager,, (401) 467-2700 x. 1606.