Job Openings at BAPL

Please reply by emailing Erin Poore by November 3, 2017.

Youth Services Technician
Department: Youth Services, Main Library
Division: Administration, Buildings, Public Service
Supervisor: Head of Youth Services


  1. Four year college degree or equivalent
  2. Ability to work cooperatively and tactfully with patrons and staff
  3. Must be flexible, able to multitask and prioritize
  4. Must take initiative and use time efficiently
  5. Must have at least one year professional experience related to youth programming and library service
  6. Must maintain a professional appearance on the job


The Youth Services Technician is responsible for assisting the Head of Youth Services in all aspects of service in the Youth Services Department


  1. Provide excellent customer service, including reference and reader’s advisory
  2. Issue library cards and introduce children and teens to the Youth Services department
  3. Plan and implement programs, including selection of age-appropriate titles and a learning activity for story times
  4. Perform Circulation duties at the service desk
  5. Give tours of the Youth Services room and the library to groups
  6. Assist with collection management: inventory, weeding, suggestions for purchase, mending of items, ordering of materials
  7. Assist with Family Place programming, as called upon
  8. Review professional journals relating to Youth Services
  9. Read and review new materials
  10. Assist with outreach, as called upon
  11. Other duties, as assigned


  1. Prepare school participant sheets for summer binder
  2. Maintain and monitor toy collection and notebooks, including photographing and cataloging new toys
  3. Help with mending juvenile hardback collection
  4. Assist with YS schedules, updating intranet schedules as needed