Young Adult Librarian


Blue Island Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
15-18 hours per week, includes evenings and weekends
$16.00-$18.00 per hour, DOQ

Blue Island Public Library is seeking a creative, energetic and self-motivated Young Adult Librarian for our busy Adult Services desk.

The ideal candidate should be eager to work with teens, enjoy working with a diverse community, and be able to work both collaboratively and independently. Recent graduates and MLS candidates welcome.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and coordinate programs for teens and pre-teens. Assist with school and community outreach.
  • Provide reference, reader's advisory, and technology-related assistance to patrons.
  • Provide relevant and timely promotional material for marketing activities.
  • Manage YA collections with support from Adult Services manager.
  • Work regularly scheduled adult services desk shifts.


  • Must possess excellent customer service skills, strong work ethic, and a sense of humor.
  • Must enjoy working with people of all ages.
  • MLS or MLS graduate course work.
  • Broad reading background, preferably in young adult category.
  • Strong computer and technology skills, particularly with current social media sites.
  • Spanish language skills a plus.

Full job description available upon request

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Contact:
Apply To: 
Blue Island Public Library
2433 York St
Blue Island , IL 60406
Phone: 708-388-1078
41° 39' 24.9408" N, 87° 40' 53.112" W