Adult Services Librarian – Fiction Specialist

Grade Level V

Full-Time (FLSA non-exempt)

Education & Experience: 

MLS from an accredited library school and  at least 2 years’ experience working in a public library required.


  • Effective oral and written communication skills with emphasis on providing a welcoming and helpful experience for library patrons.
  • A broad knowledge of popular fiction trends and authors.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all departments in the library.
  • Experience planning and implementing creative and dynamic programming, including book discussions.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Windows and iOS systems.
  • Experience as designated “Librarian in Charge” preferable.
  • Knowledge of Polaris ILS and Collection HQ helpful.


  • Selection and maintenance of Adult fiction collections.
  • Provide knowledgeable reference and readers’/ media advisory services.
  • Create and maintain Adult Services displays, booklists, eBook instruction pamphlets and marketing materials for fiction collections and book groups.
  • Manage inter-library loan requests.
  • Assist in marketing utilizing the library’s social media accounts.
  • Provide one-on-one technology instruction including iPad and eLibrary content.

Schedule:  Flexibility required; includes weekend and evening hours.

Benefits:  IMRF participation, medical insurance with limited employee contribution, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, 3 weeks’ vacation, and sick leave per the Library Personnel Policy.

Rate of Pay:  $21.00 per hour

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and completed application to Director Sandra Pointon (

For more information, view our post on the RAILS website.

Lemont Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The library will be closed on Sunday, April 21st. We will re-open at 9:00 AM on Monday, April 22nd.