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Email: dtlodge@yahoo.com  

Dan Lodge is an information professional with over fifteen years of experience as a public and corporate librarian. At the present time, he is working as an adult services librarian at the Dearborn Public Library in Dearborn, Michigan.

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Part Time Librarianship Brings Challenges and Rewards

In the Library Journal Salary Survey for 2014, 16 % of public librarians noted that they work at their jobs on a part-time basis. This trend is here to stay for a number of reasons (budget cuts and reorganization of staff responsibilities, to name a few). Many librarians (myself included) have had stretches in their career where they are employed at multiple libraries, each on a part time basis. Working as a part time librarian provides both challenges and rewards that ultimately can enhance your career.