Library Assistant - Circulation


Lake Bluff Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
The position schedule may be flexible, but availability during the following times is preferred: Wednesday: 9:30am to 2:00pm Thursday: 9:30am to 2:00pm Saturday: 1:00pm to 5:15pm

The Lake Bluff Public Library is seeking a friendly and customer service-oriented worker to help staff our busy front desk and assist with a variety of tasks in our Circulation and Reference department. The ideal candidate will be a creative problem solver who can think on their feet and thrive in a busy and constantly changing environment.


  • Checkout and locate materials for patrons at the front desk.
  • Promptly and accurately answer a variety of patron questions.
  • Troubleshoot basic problems with the public computers and equipment (resolving printer jams, saving information to flash drives, etc.)
  • With training, answer reader's advisory queries.


  • Two years of college or current enrollment as a college student is preferred.
  • Familiarity with basic computer operations and Microsoft Word is required.
  • This position involves a high level of contact with the public: excellent verbal communication is a must.
  • Previous library or customer service experience is not required, but will be considered favorably.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

To apply, please upload a cover letter and resume here:

Contact for this posting:

Liliana LaValle
Head of Circulation and Reference

Application Contact: 
Liliana LaValle, Head of Circulation and Reference
Apply To: 
Lake Bluff Public Library
123 E. Scranton Avenue
Lake Bluff , IL 60044
Phone: 8472342540
Fax: 8472342649