Youth Services Summer Intern

Application Deadline: Sunday, April 2, 2017

Do you love working with children and their families? Are you looking to gain more experience in libraries? Join the La Grange Public Library’s Youth Services Department as our Summer Intern! Gain direct experience in programming for children as well as serving them through dynamic readers’ advisory during one of the most exciting times of the year in the library.

The ideal candidate will be currently enrolled in an MLIS or LTA program and interested in expanding their knowledge of the latest trends in library services for children and their caregivers. Read the full Position Description for this job.

The La Grange Public Library serves a community of 15,550 in the suburban Chicago community of La Grange, Illinois. The library’s mission is to provide the community the inspiration and the means to learn, explore, and connect throughout their lives.

Hours: 14 hrs/week, from May 30 to July 28

Two years of college coursework in a related field. Must be working on a library technical assistant (LTA) certificate or master’s degree in library science (MLS). At least one year of work experience; experience working with children preferred.

Salary: $12.29/hr

Contact Information:
To apply please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and LGPL application form to:
Rachael Dabkey
Head of Youth Services
La Grange Public Library


The Library does not have any additional job openings at this time.  If you are interested in volunteering, please complete our volunteer application and mail it or drop it off at the Library.