Kid connector. Teacher reacher. Book talker. Team player. Kidlit expert. Homework helper. Techno-confident. Can work with the voracious reader who’s already read everything, the reluctant reader determined not to like anything, and everyone in between.
Could this be your dream job? Progressive, fun, service-centered Youth Services crew seeks a new member for innovation, collaboration and fun.
Northbrook Public Library is a beautiful suburban library with strong community support, and has been the proud employer of two recent Library Journal Movers and Shakers. As a full-time member of our Youth Services team, you’ll provide service to babies, kids, teens, parents, and educators. You’ll partner with school librarians, administrators, and teachers as the coordinator of our extensive school outreach program. Organize school visits, both in and out of the library. Promote library services and programs to students and teachers, and help guide development of future services to students. Put on silly hats to promote the Summer Reading Club. Perform collection development and maintenance. Provide reference and reader’s advisory service to young people of all ages and their adults at the Youth Services desk. Cooperate and collaborate with a diverse team of youth services professionals. Contribute your knowledge to improve library-wide service to students and teachers. Select and manage juvenile fiction print, audio, and ebook collections.