Youth Services Librarian

Starting pay is $22.88 DOQ

37.5 hours/week


The Westmont Public library is seeking a creative and innovative team member to join the Youth Services department on a full-time basis. Applicants should enjoy serving a diverse public, be able to work with a variety of technologies, and be passionate about service to teens and children. Primary duties include participating in collection development and working at the youth services desk to provide reference assistance and readers’ advisory. Additionally, this position will participate in planning, presenting, and evaluating programs with an emphasis on serving middle and high school students.

Qualified applicants should have an MLIS degree and knowledge of children’s and teen literature and programming. At least one year of experience in a public service environment and previous experience working with teens is required. This is a 37.5  hour full time position which includes night and weekends. Starting salary is $22.88/hour. 

Benefits include health insurance, paid time off, and IMRF.

At WPL we value collaboration generated by a positive, friendly environment. A sense of humor is a must! In addition to departmental responsibilities, staff members have opportunities to participate on committees, advance their professional development, and represent the library at special events. The Westmont Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant in a manner that violates applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Kristi Miller, Manager of Youth and Teen Services at [email protected] by Friday, August 16. 

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