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Description: A Children's Librarian provides reference and reading
guidance to children and other library visitors; assists in development and
maintenance of the children's collection; writes book reviews; establishes and maintains working relationships
with schools; develops and implements programs; may also assist in other library
collections as needed.
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How does your education and experience qualify you for the
position of Children's Librarian?
Focus on the aspects of your education and experience that apply to this
position especially your experience working with children. Tips
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Why did you choose a career as a
Tell us about your training in working with children.
Address academic and job training.
What steps would you take in developing a summer reading
program for elementary school children?
What programs or activities have you
developed to encourage children to read?
As the Children's Librarian, how would you go about
strengthening our library's relationship with local schools?
How would you handle a disruptive child during a story
An irate parent comes to your desk complaining that her
child's jacket was stolen while the child visited the library with her class. What will
What training or education have you
undertaken to increase your contribution as a Children's Librarian?
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