Position Available: Children’s Services Summer Intern

Date Posted:
 February 26, 2019

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Job Description:

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 Children’s 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.

 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 June 3-August 2, 2019


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: $12.82-$14.00/hr

 Contact Information:

To apply please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and LGPL application form to:

Rachael Dabkey

Children’s Services Manager

La Grange Public Library