Current Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at Lake Villa District Library. LVDL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites interested and qualified individuals to apply for open positions. Applications and resumes are accepted for posted positions only.

Part Time Youth Services Reference Clerk

We are seeking an enthusiastic and customer-service oriented person to join our Youth Services team!

This part-time Reference Clerk position offers the opportunity to play a vital role in a very busy Youth Services Department. Duties include reference and reader’s advisory; handling registrations; troubleshooting minor equipment problems for patrons; providing important organizational support for Youth programs; and more.

Our ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and self-motivated, with experience in and comfort with Microsoft Office products and other office equipment. Relevant library experience working with youth and an interest in children’s literature is strongly preferred. We’re looking for someone who is flexible and has a strong customer-service orientation … a very healthy sense of humor is a plus!

See job description for specific responsibilities.


  • LTA or Associate’s degree
  • Public library experience working with children strongly preferred
  • Access to transportation


  • 16 hours/week
  • Weekday schedule will include regular morning and evening hours, plus weekend hours on a rotational basis

Salary: $14.53/hour

To apply: Send cover letter, resume and application (see links below) to Elisa Gueffier, Head of Youth Services, Lake Villa District Library, 1001 E. Grand Ave., Lake Villa, IL  60046. Email submissions to

Deadline to apply:  Open until position is filled.

Printable Application

To submit the printable application, email a completed copy as instructed or return a hard copy to the library. (Applications can also be found at the Youth Services Desk.)

Fillable PDF Application

To submit the fillable application electronically, please download the PDF to your computer, fill in the fields, and submit via email as instructed.