Lake Forest Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
18 hours a week
$20-$28/hour; dependent upon experience and credentials.

Lake Forest Library, Lake Forest, Illinois, is seeking a part-time cataloger.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:original and copy cataloging all types of materials using AACR2/RDA rules, Library of Congress Subject Headings, and the Dewey Decimal System.


  • Master's of Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university.
  • Experience with cataloging in a public library consortium environment with an integrated library system, preferably Polaris.
  • Experience working with OCLC.
  • Proven ability utilizing software for data organization and analysis (e.g., Excel, Access).
  • Demonstrated fluent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Ability to successfully initiate, track, and manage projects.
  • Strong customer service skills, communication skills, organizational skills, ability to work as a team member and individually.
  • Ability to consistently work scheduled hours a must.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Email cover letter, resume, and three references to Catherine, Lemmer, Library Director. No phone calls, please.

Application Contact:
Apply To: 
Lake Forest Library
360 E. Deerpath
Lake Forest , IL 60045