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Young Adult Services (Associate Librarian)

The Fletcher Branch of the Washington County Free Library, YA Dept. has an immediate opening.  This is a full-time vacancy available for an Associate Librarian. He/she must be an energetic, team-oriented YA Library Associate with a strong public service commitment.  Candidate must provide library service and programming for young adults and those who work with young adults.  Constant contact and collaboration with young adults (typically ages 13-18) including those with diverse backgrounds and abilities. It is essential that the candidate be team minded, and be open to changes as new ideas and programs emerge. Knowledge of literature that appeals to teens. Able to partnership and outreach with schools, community groups, agencies and non-profits that target youth in order to plan and deliver programs and services that meet local teen needs and interest. Responsible for collection development; budgeting and special events.  Knowledge of the developmental, recreational, and educational needs of young adults. Also must secure Maryland Certification within 24 months of appointment.  Application and cover letter must be received not later than 5 PM, August 30, 2021




7.5-hour shift



Work Location


Work Remotely



Evening and weekend work as required. Flexible availability


Bachelor’s degree.  Experience in work for and with young adults (ages 13-18). Previous experience working in the public and/or experience in public libraries preferred.

Applications can be downloaded from our website:


FAX 301-739-7603

Mailing address: Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac Street, Attn: Administration, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Posting Start Date: 
Friday, August 13, 2021
Posting Closing Date: 
Monday, August 30, 2021
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