Youth and Young Adult Services Librarian


Hinsdale Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Average of 37.5 Hours a Week including Nights and Weekends
$43,338.22-54,494.11 pr/yr DOE

Hinsdale Public Library's Youth and Young Adult Services team is searching for a customer service oriented new member who is enthusiastic about:

  • engaging with patrons both in the library and out in the Hinsdale community.
  • designing new services.
  • developing and promoting collections that engage busy patrons.

Duties will include: providing reference and readers' advisory service, collection development, outreach, and programming for Kindergarten through Eighth grade. The position will have the opportunity to create outreach opportunities particularly for middle school students and fine-tune a well-resourced collection. Developing and implementing services and collection projects collaboratively is essential to this position.

Qualifications must include a MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited graduate school and one year of experience working with children. Full time library experience is preferred. To be considered a strong applicant, you must have an enthusiasm for working with middle school students.

Hinsdale Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2020
Application Note: 

Send resume, letter of application, and 3 references by February 28th via email to Ridgeway Burns,, Manager of Youth and Young Adult Services, Hinsdale Public Library. No phone calls please.

Application Contact: 
Ridgeway Burns
Apply To: 
Hinsdale Public Library 37° 5' 24.864" N, 95° 42' 46.4076" W