The library will be closed Memorial Day: Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27.


Position Available:

Reference Librarian 1

Youth Services Department


We are seeking an innovative and service-oriented professional responsible for reference, reader’s advisory and programming. This part-time position gives the applicant an opportunity to work in a large library with a strong commitment to children, teens and caregivers.


  • Provides reference and readers’ advisory service using print and electronic resources
  • Develops and conducts programming, book discussions and/or school visits
  • Is regularly scheduled at the Youth Services’ public service desks

Necessary Knowledge

  • Possess knowledge of reference and readers’ advisory services
  • Possess knowledge of children’s and teens’ literature
    Extensive knowledge of bibliographic tools and reference resources in both print and electronic formats
  • Experience in current technology including Microsoft Windows, Internet, Email (Outlook and webmail), MS Office suite (Word, Excel, etc.)


  • Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or currently enrolled in an MLIS program
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends
  • Access to transportation

Position is part-time at 12 – 18 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends.
Starting salary is $22.62 per hour.

Applicants for all positions are subject to a background check.

Send cover letter, resume, application and three references to or mail

Orland Park Public Library
Human Resources
14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462

Please indicate Reference Librarian I on the application and subject line of electronic submissions.
Position open until filled.

The Orland Park Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: January 25, 2019