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February 2 2021

This position has been filled.

Library Programmer

We are looking for an outgoing, community-minded individual to become our new Library Programmer. If you love to promote reading and life-long learning, then this part-time position is for you. This position involves planning and executing programming for different age groups. This would include current programs such as our successful Storytime program for children ages 3-5 and our school aged programs for grades 1-6 as well as implementing innovative programs and services for all ages. A Criminal Record Check will be required for the successful candidate.

Duties include: 

  • Create and deliver age-appropriate program activities with a focus on reading and literacy.
  • Build partnerships with local schools and other community groups and participate in outreach visits and library tours.
  • Advertise programs including newspaper ads and interviews, posters, radio interviews and social media.
  • Create displays in the program area of the library.
  • Report statistics and submit program evaluations.
  • Assist at the circulation desk as required.


  • Ability to work well with children and their parents/caregivers is required.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Strong interest in reading is required.
  • Computer and typing skills are required.
  • Commitment and attention to detail is required.
  • A valid Driver’s Licence and vehicle is required.
  • Criminal Record Check is required.

A full job description can be found here

Please submit resume to: 
Jodi Dahlgren, Library Manager
Wainwright Public Library
921-3rd Ave, Wainwright, AB T9W 1C5
Fax: 780-842-2430

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