Adult Services Librarian

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide reference and readers’ advisory assistance
  • Participate in the collection development process by maintaining budget, selecting, and weeding materials in assigned area
  • Arrange and host programs of interest to the community
  • Assist patrons with submitting interlibrary loan requests
  • Provide instruction on the Library’s digital offerings and e-sources
  • Develop and take part in outreach activities
  • Stay current regarding library technology and trends


  • Master’s in Library Science
  • At least one year of experience in a public library
  • Open-minded and flexible team player
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent judgment and discretion in handling library matters
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • AMust be able to travel to offsite meetings and places in the community for outreach

Salary / Hours

  • $22.86 - $25.48/hour, negotiable depending on qualifications
  • Full-time, non-exempt, 37.5 hours/week
  • Days, evenings, and every other weekend


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


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


Before You Apply

  • Download and save the application before proceeding to fill it out instead of completing it within your web browser.
  • Use the latest version of Adobe Reader to complete the application. Mac and Windows versions of the free Adobe Reader are available from Adobe's website.
  • The application form will not work properly with Mac Preview.

To apply for an open position:

  1. Complete a BPLD Employment Application (4 pp, 427 KB)
  2. Email your BPLD Employment Application, resume, and cover letter to


Equal Opportunity Employer

Upcoming Programs
Links to information about getting free tickets to Museums, Zoos & More.
Want More Info on Our Services?  Links to Contact Us Page