Part Time
This position varies in days and hours and may require working any of the times the library is open.
from $15.92 to $21.41 per hour, based on education and experience

The Grayslake Area Public Library District is seeking a part-time on-call Reference Assistant to cover vacations, sick days, and other time as needed in the Adult and Youth Services departments. Availability to cover day, evening, and weekend shifts is required.


  • Provides reference and readers’ advisory service to patrons of all ages
  • Assists and instructs patrons in the use of library computers and technology, including various desktop and mobile applications and systems
  • Assists with library programs, displays, and crafts as needed
  • Trains staff and/or patrons in the use of library materials and equipment
  • Assists with collection maintenance projects
  • Strives for excellence in services provided to staff and patrons of all ages
  • Conducts all library business in a professional and cooperative manner
  • Demonstrates good judgment and problem solving skills

The successful applicant will be dependable, creative, and enjoy interacting with a wide variety of patrons and staff. The applicant must demonstrate the flexibility to work well under constant interruptions.

Ready to join our team? A complete list of qualifications, duties, and abilities required for the position is available at and at the library’s Circulation Desk.

To apply, email resume, cover letter, and three professional references to: Carlen DeThorne Head of Adult Services No phone calls please.

To Apply

Deadline Date: Friday, December 23, 2016
Application Contact: Carlen DeThorne
Apply To:
Grayslake Area Public Library District

100 Library Lane

Grayslake , IL 60030

Phone: 847-223-5313