Sample Public Librarian Resume

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Sheila Dill
1380 Sarah Drive
Lafayette, LA 70501

Job Objective Pursuing the opportunity to enhance my career and use my skills to their fullest by securing a Public Librarian position with reputable company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience of management and maintenance of public library
  • Sound knowledge of public library services and resource materials
  • Commendable knowledge of internet research practices, databases and various library technologies
  • Familiarity with development and provision of library instructional services
  • Ability to Ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully and courteously with a diverse public and all age levels
  • Ability to interact with library personnel, patron and public in a pleasant manner

Professional Experience:

Public Librarian
Rochester Public Library
August 2012 – Present


  • Acquired, catalogued, managed and issued library resources to patrons.
  • Delivered and coordinated reader, advisory and information services to patrons.
  • Handled and responded to information queries and reference requestsfrom library users.
  • Publicized library utility and conducted promotional displays, and outreach events.
  • Mentored, directed and managed assigned team of library personnel.
  • Prepared and maintained correct and current statistical and financial records of library.

Public Librarian
San Jose Public Library
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Coordinated and provided in-person, online and telephonic public library services.
  • Developed new collection of library materials and replaced older publications.
  • Oversaw and supervised expansion and renovation of physical facilities of public library.
  • Implemented and informed library users about library’s policies and procedures.
  • Instructed and assisted patrons in using library information resources, equipments and systems.
  • Prepared library displays and promotional materials for marketing library services.


Master’s Degree in Library Science
Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD

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