Youth Services Librarian


Skokie Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Schedule: Friday from 5 to 9 pm, every other Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm, and one additional four (4) hour shift per week (flexible based on availability).
The hourly pay range for new hires in this position is $26.73 to $33.41. Offers are made within this range based on competencies and experience.

Skokie Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, knowledgeable Youth Services Librarian to provide an incredible experience to patrons ages birth through fifth grade and their caregivers.

We want to hear from you if you fully embrace our core service values of community, collaboration, compassion, and curiosity; you have excellent communication and social skills; you have a positive outlook; and you are flexible with change. This team member will assist patrons with questions at the desk, provide Saturday storytimes, and assist with other projects and programs as needed. The ideal candidate will have a masters in library science, be passionate about serving families, and have experience providing storytimes. Read the job description and learn more about our award-winning library.

If you are interested in applying, please be sure to read our strategic plan and our organizational culture statement to make sure both resonate with you.

We seek those who share our passion for serving the people of Skokie. We strive to reflect our community through our dedication to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We strongly urge people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ+, people of all ages, and people with disabilities to apply. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Skokie is known for its diversity and is conveniently accessible from Chicago and surrounding neighborhoods. The Edens Expressway (I-94) spans Skokie's western edge, while Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and PACE suburban bus lines and the CTA's Skokie Swift Yellow rail line offer numerous options for public transportation.

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Position open until filled. Please include a cover letter and resume along with your application. Only candidates with a cover letter and resume will be considered.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Contact: 
Beth Dostert
Apply To: IL