Youth Services Library Assistant/Librarian


Warren County Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
40 hours/week

General Summary: Warren County Public Library seeks a creative, innovative, team-oriented library assistant/librarian dedicated to providing excellent services, collections, and programs to children and teens.

Essential Job Duties:

• Coordinates and oversees the summer reading program to foster a lifelong love of reading
• Plans and presents programs for children and teens
• Collection development
• Provides reference and reader's advisory
• Occasional supervision of part-time staff and volunteers
• Coordinates with local schools and community groups to provide special story hours and/or library tours
• Maintains the appearance of the children's area, including display areas
• Other duties as requested or assigned


• Bachelor's Degree required, MLS preferred
• Strong commitment to public service
• Ability to work with diverse populations
• Excellent computer skills
• Ability to coordinate and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
• Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, oral and written; public speaking presentation skills
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with co-workers and the public.
• Ability to repeatedly lift up to 15 lbs, place and arrange materials on shelves ranging from the floor level to 7' high.
• Interested applicants should be flexible, outgoing, creative, self-motivated, and possess both a positive attitude and sense of humor
• Previous library experience highly desired
• Foreign language skills highly desired

Full-time, requires some evenings and Saturdays.
Benefits include vacation and sick time, and IMRF retirement plan. We offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.
Starting Salary: $28,000-30,000 depending on qualifications and experience

Applications accepted until position is filled.

The Warren County Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. This position will report to the Director.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Please submit resume and application to or 62 Public Square, Monmouth, IL 61462. Application can be found at

Application Contact: 
Larisa Good
Apply To: 
Warren County Public Library
62 Public Square
Monmouth , IL 61462
Phone: 309-734-3166
Fax: 309-734-5955
40° 54' 41.0508" N, 90° 38' 54.7764" W