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Dunbar Free Library
P.O. Box 1580, 401 Route 10 South, Grantham, NH 03753
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Monday & Wednesday : 9 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday: 9 am - 5 pm ; Friday: 8:30 am - 12 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 2 pm

About US

Mission Statement

The Dunbar Free Library is a free resource to all residents in the town of Grantham.

We encourage and provide opportunities for lifelong learning and cultural enrichment for all families and individuals.

The Dunbar Free Library supports the expanding and diverse needs of the community by offering information for practical living related to work, school, and personal life.

We strive to maintain high interest and current materials along with the latest technological resources.

We serve as a community center that offers materials and programs for adults, young adults, and children.


Job Posting

PT Librarian Children’s/Programming Assistant (10-15 hrs) – Job Posting

We are looking for a bright and energetic children’s and programming library assistant for 10-15 hours / week: Wednesday evenings, Thursday mornings and alternate Saturdays.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Prepare lap-baby/toddler story time and prepare and present pre-school story time on a weekly basis;
  • Plan, promote and present children and adult programs outside of weekly story time including the annual summer reading program (with theme and promotional materials provided);
  • Development of children and young adult collections including reader advice to young patrons;
  • Attending children’s library conferences;
  • Other duties can include: working on circulation desk, managing volunteers, library procedures, maintaining promotional displays, updating website content and social media sites.

Qualifications:  a college degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred, comfort with computers essential, experience working with children is a necessity, desire to work with all ages of people extremely important.  Must be able to push or pull carts, ability to get on the floor level with small children helpful, moderate amount of bending, lifting, and stretching involved.

Resumes and cover letter should be submitted via email or post to be received preferably by Monday, January 14, 2019.

Dawn Huston

Dunbar Free Library

P O Box 1580

Grantham, NH 03753