Hours: Monday - Thursday 10am - 9pm | Friday & Saturday 10am - 5pm | Summer Hours, same except Saturday 10am -2pm

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Available Positions

The Parkland Community Library in Allentown, PA is currently seeking: 



Teen Librarian/Specialist (Part-time)

  • 20 hours per week (During summer an extra 5 hours is required due to Summer Reading Club)
  • Monday and Tuesday evenings, daytime story time coverage and occasional Saturday hours.  Flexible schedule needed.



  • Completed or currently enrolled in a college program
  • Experience working with teens and children as well as familiarity with libraries
  • Knowledge and appreciation of children’s and teen literature



  • Reports to the Head of Youth Services



  • Coordinates and implements teen/tween programming
  • Manages teen programming budget
  • Helps plan and execute story times and summer programs for ages birth through 18
  • Leads library tours
  • Helps with youth displays
  • Assists with collection maintenance through shelf reading and weeding
  • Aids in programming and events on and off site
  • Supervises teen volunteer program
  • Assists in maintaining youth shelves
  • Other duties as assigned


To Apply:

  • Send a resume and cover letter to Alison Trautmann, Head of Youth Services    


610-398-1361 ext. 19

  • Review of applications will begin on November 28,2014