The Youth Services Department is seeking a creative, energetic, and fun librarian with a strong commitment to public service to join our collaborative and lively team.
Duties: Providing friendly reader's advisory and reference assistance for children and their caregivers, including assistance with digital media and technology; planning in-house library programs and events including storytimes and summer reading programs; collection development; and collaborating with other departments and committees throughout the library to perform outreach and represent the library positively in the community. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution, experience working with children. Applicants should be knowledgeable about children's literature, principles of emergent and family literacy, and child development.
Send job application (available online at https://www.hplibrary.org/jobs) and resume to
Youth Services Manager
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60035