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Posted: November 23rd, 2015

Administrative Librarian - Lake Forest Library, Lake Forest Illinois

The Lake Forest Library is seeking a library director who honors the values and traditions of public service, and who can lead the library into the future with excellence.

We are looking for a leader with strong management skills who has a successful track record of fiscal responsibility and facility operations.

Posted: November 23rd, 2015

Glencoe Public Library invites applications for the position of Library Director. The successful candidate is someone who understands and appreciates the uniqueness of a small library environment, is highly organized and has excellent inter-personal and communication skills. The Board of Trustees and staff seek a team player with demonstrated leadership and coaching abilities, who can build trust with library patrons and the community. We are looking for a talented people manager as well as an advocate and spokesperson who can articulate, support and promote the Library’s mission.

Posted: November 23rd, 2015

In addition to Circulation/Reference duties, the Youth Services (YS) assistant is required to perform the following duties.

Story time - develop timely themes of interest to children. Research and select themes 3 months in advance for timely inclusion in the Village Communicator, Library Newsletter, and newspaper submissions.

Saturday Family Literacy Events - A wide range of programs/events are offered each month that appeal to children with different interests and abilities.

Summer Reading programs - during the months of June – August the YS Assistant participates in the Summer Reading Saturday programs, offering assistance to the parents and children who attend the events.

Excellent Patron service and extended knowledge of genres and titles. The YS Asst. is continuously greeting families and offering assistance to parents and children who are looking for specific titles or may just be trying to find the next book to read.