Consistently ranked among America’s top public libraries, the 5-star Northbrook Public Library, www.northbrook.info seeks an Executive Director with the vision and dynamic leadership to move this outstanding library forward to meet the challenges of the future. The library is one of the North Shore’s hidden gems and serves a village population of 33,170. The library is housed in an 85,341 square foot facility which saw 420,049 visitors during the last fiscal year. The annual budget is $6.3 million.
The library is supported by 115 staff members (59.05 FTE) and its volunteers contributed 3,210 hours in Calendar Year 2013. The library has an annual circulation of 834,000 items. With a strength in public library programming, more than 50,000 people attended library events in 2013. The Board of Trustees approved funding for a new auditorium slated to open in March, 2015 with tiered seating and three state-of-the art conference rooms, each capable of accommodating 60 people.