Adult Services Librarian


Lemont Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
$23.00 per hour or higher, DOQ

We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic Librarian to join our Adult Services team and support our mission to provide friendly, knowledgeable service, programs and resources to a community that values their library.

Education & Experience:

MLS from an accredited library school and at least 2 years' experience working in Adult Services in a public library required.


  • Effective oral and written communication skills with emphasis on providing a welcoming and helpful experience for library patrons.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all departments in the library.
  • Collection development experience for adult fiction collections.
  • Knowledge of popular reading trends and authors.
  • Ability to market fiction collections through creative displays, services and programs.
  • Ability to effectively promote programs and services via both social media and print formats.
  • Knowledge of Polaris ILS and Collection HQ helpful.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Windows and iOS systems.
  • Duties:
  • Provide welcoming, knowledgeable reference and reader's advisory assistance at Adult Services desk.
  • Selection and maintenance of Adult fiction and select other collections.
  • Manage inter-library loan requests and book group holds.
  • Provide one-on-one technology instruction including iPad and eLibrary content.

Schedule: Flexibility required; includes weekend and evening hours.

Benefits: IMRF participation, medical insurance with limited employee contribution, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, 17 days' vacation, and sick leave per the Library Personnel Policy.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Email letter of interest and resume to Sandra D. Pointon, Library Director at

Application Contact: 
Sandra D. Pointon
Apply To: 
Lemont Public Library
50 E. Wend St.
Lemont , IL 60439
Phone: 630-257-6541
Fax: 630-257-7737
41° 39' 28.296" N, 88° 0' 13.7448" W