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.


Youth Services Reference Clerk

Lake Villa District Library is seeking an enthusiastic, tech-savvy and customer service-oriented person to join our Youth Services team! It’s an exciting time at LVDL, as we look forward to moving into a new facility in late spring 2019.

This part-time Reference Clerk position offers the opportunity to play a vital role in a very busy Youth Services Department. Duties include direct customer service support to the public, including reference and reader’s advisory; handling program registrations; troubleshooting minor computer and equipment problems for patrons; providing important organizational support for Youth programs; creating booklists and planning displays; and more.

Our ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and self-motivated, as well as comfortable using technology (particularly Microsoft Office products) and office equipment. Relevant library experience working with youth and an interest in children’s literature are strongly preferred.

Excellent communication skills are a must … a healthy sense of humor is a plus.

This position reports to the Head of Youth Services and will collaborate with Youth Services staff, as well as staff in other departments.

See here for full job description.


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


  • 16-hour weekday schedule: Mondays 9am – 1pm; Thursdays 3 – 9pm; Fridays 12 – 6pm
  • Weekday schedule will be supplemented by weekend hours assigned on a rotational basis


  • $14.93/hour

To Apply

Send cover letter, resume and application (see 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

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, or until position is filled.


Printable Application

To submit the printable application, email a completed copy to or return a hard copy to the library. (Applications can also be found at the Circulation desk)

Fillable PDF Application

To submit the fillable application electronically, please download the PDF to your computer, fill in the fields, and submit to