Youth Services Librarian


Highland Park Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
40 hours/week, including evening and weekend hours.
$49,265+, depending on qualifications. Benefits include IMRF, retirement, and paid vacation and sick leave.

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.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Send job application (available online at and resume to
Marcia Beach
Youth Services Manager
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60035

Application Contact: 
Marcia Beach
Apply To: 
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Ave
Highland Park , IL 60035-2690
Phone: 8474320216
Fax: 847-681-7027
42° 11' 3.84" N, 87° 47' 48.1128" W