Substitute Librarian I - Finkelstein Memorial Library

The Finkelstein Memorial Library in Spring Valley, NY invites applicants for the position of Substitute Librarian I. 

The Adult Services Department is seeking qualified, reliable and flexible librarians to join us in providing excellent customer service to our patrons!  


  • A Master of Library Science degree and New York State Professional Librarian’s Certificate are required. 
  • Previous experience in a library setting required, including reference service and proficient computer skills. 
  • Capacity to provide outstanding professional reference and reader’s advisory service to the public, both in-person and by phone. 
  • Possess a working knowledge of library resources, and awareness of new resources and technologies in print and electronic formats. 
  • Ability to explain library programs, services and policies to patrons in a clear and courteous manner. 
  • Ability and willingness to work well with a diverse clientele. 
  • Flexible schedule required; must be able to work daytime, night and weekend hours. 

To apply: send letter of interest and resume to Assistant Director Beth Zambito at by 8/21/22 with Subject line: Substitute Librarian I application