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:



The Shelver position is Part-time - 12 hours per week.

 One evening, one day, and every other Saturday.


Please contact Karen at

610-398-1361 ext. 20



Adult Services Librarian

The Parkland Community Library is seeking a dynamic, energetic, outgoing and enthusiastic individual to be the F/T Adult Services Librarian. This is a 35 hr. / wk. position.




A Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science from an appropriate agency or accredited institution


Knowledge and interest in developing collection and programs for adults


Excellent communication skills


Responsibilities include:


·         Select and maintain collection and budget for Adult Fiction, and Large Print materials and AV Materials including DVD’s, Books on CD, Music CD’s, and Great Courses.

·         Maintain the library’s periodicals collection

·         Maintain storage collection

·         Plan, promote and implement programming for the adult population in the library or elsewhere in the service area

·         Attend community events as scheduled

·         Prepare and submit grant and budget proposals in areas of responsibility

·         Update the library’s Social Media and Website as needed

·         Send out press releases and promotional materials for programs, outreach and as requested

·         Provide as scheduled, research assistance to library patrons of all ages

·         Participate in Continuing Education by attending position appropriate conferences, meetings and workshops when possible

·         Provide outreach to Nursing Homes and other agencies in the service area

·         Maintain bulletin board and display case


If interested please email, send resume, 3 professional recommendations and a letter of interest to: jackd@parklandlibrary.org


Debbie Jack, Executive Director
Parkland Community Library
4422 Walbert Avenue
Allentown, PA 18104
610-398-1361 ext. 22