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Librarian Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Librarian interview, here are 21 interview questions and answer examples.

Librarian was written by and published on June 30th, 2021. Learn more here.

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What programs have you initiated, or would initiate, to help connect the local community to the library?

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List of 21 Librarian Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What programs have you initiated, or would initiate, to help connect the local community to the library?

  2. 2.

    What do you think your references would say your best skills are?

  3. 3.

    Tell me about a difficult time you had while helping someone research a subject.

  4. 4.

    Why do you want to work for this Library?

  5. 5.

    How would you describe your experience with technology?

  6. 6.

    How long would you expect to work for us if hired?

  7. 7.

    How do you stay current with new books?

  8. 8.

    When did you realize you wanted to be a librarian?

  9. 9.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

  10. 10.

    What is the library's role in educating its students, community, etc?

  11. 11.

    What do you enjoy the most about being a librarian?

  12. 12.

    What type of books are your favorite?

  13. 13.

    What do you like most about being a librarian?

  14. 14.

    What programs have you implemented for children at your current library?

  15. 15.

    Do you enjoy helping patrons with their research?

  16. 16.

    What librarian duties did you dislike the most at your previous job?

  17. 17.

    If you were in charge of ordering new books, would you hold any personal, political, etc, bias towards any books?

  18. 18.

    What is your best asset as a librarian?

  19. 19.

    Tell me about the most rewarding experience you have had while working in a library.

  20. 20.

    How would you handle a patron objecting to a certain book in the library's collection?

  21. 21.

    What do you believe is the role of the school, university, or public librarian?