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Wakefield seeks part-time librarian, library board members


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WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Library board is seeking a part-time librarian as well as to fill two vacant board positions.

The board announced its board member vacancies last week, and expects to post the librarian position this week.

The library is temporarily closed following the resignation of library director Joel Laessig on Jan. 3, and the library board is in the process of restructuring the operation.

“We are proposing a part-time librarian due to the fact that a full-time librarian with fringes takes up over 70% of the library’s budget,” said Lora...