Full-Time Reference Librarian


The Whippanong Library, located at 1000 Route 10 in Whippany, NJ, seeks a tech-savvy, customer service-oriented, full-time librarian to join its team.  The Whippanong Library serves the community of Hanover Township which includes the towns of Whippany and Cedar Knolls. 

The Reference Librarian will provide reference, computer help, and other library services for the general public.  Duties will include:

- Assisting patrons in finding print and non-print material

- Assisting patrons in using internet, databases, other digital resources, and Microsoft Office 

- Answering reference questions on a wide range of topics and difficulty

- Conducting occasional classes on computer skills

- Identifying technology needs and keeping up-to-date with current technology

- Preparing and posting publicity for programs and events on monthly eblasts, library social media, library event webpage, town community calendar.  Includes sending publicity to newspapers and schools.

- Maintaining website and social media sites. 

- Providing readers advisory for patrons

- Providing occasional back-up at the Circulation Desk

- Performing additional duties as assigned 


Full-time position is 35 hours a week with benefits.  Qualifications include MLS or MLIS degree and a Professional Librarian’s Certificate. Three to five years professional librarian experience preferred.  Must have high degree of knowledge of Microsoft Office and social media.  Familiarity with Word Press and Polaris Leap system is a plus.


Qualified applicants email resume and cover letter to Amy Puskas, Library Director at amy.puskas [at] whippanong.org by May 4, 2024.