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Adult Servics Librarian


Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate in the collection development process by maintaining budget, selecting, and weeding materials in assigned area
  • Provide reference and readers’ advisory assistance and process interlibrary loans
  • Provide instruction on the Library’s digital offerings and e-sources
  • Arrange and host programs of interest to the community
  • Post entries regularly to Library book recommendation blogs
  • Stay current regarding library technology and events
  • Develop and take part in outreach activities


  • This position requires a Master’s in Library Science
  • 3 years of experience in a public library preferred
  • Familiarity and experience with standard print and digital resources
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently with limited direct supervision
  • Ability to learn, adapt and adopt new technology
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work with detail and deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written


  • $21.00/hour
  • Full-time, 37.5 hours/week, non-exempt
  • Days, evenings, and weekends


  • Health, Dental, and Vision Plan
  • Participation in IMRF
  • Vacation, Sick, and Holiday benefits

Physical Demands/Work Environment

  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five pounds
  • The job is performed in a typical office environment and includes interaction with the public in a library setting
  • Must be able to travel to places in the community, meetings, trainings, outreach, and community events


To apply:

  1. Complete a BPLD Employment Application
  2. Send BPLD Employment Application, resume, and cover letter to jobs@bartlettlibrary.org

Position is open until filled.  No phone calls, please.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Bartlett Public Library District
800 S. Bartlett Road
Bartlett, IL 60103
Main: 630.837.2855
Adult: 630.837.3560
Youth & Teen: 630.837.3348
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Library Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday-Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm