Youth Services Librarian (37.5 hours per week)

The McHenry Public Library District is seeking a creative, energetic and friendly librarian to serve as the Early Literacy Specialist in our Youth Services Department.  This position will use resources like Every Child Ready to Read® as a way to develop early literacy skills in young children and promote early literacy to families to encourage library usage.  Additionally, this position will work on the Public Services Desk shared with Adult Services to assist all patrons with reference, readers’ advisory and technology instruction.

Qualifications include:

  • MLS degree (or equivalent work experience)
  • Knowledge of childhood development phases, trends in pre- and early literacy education, reading skill development
  • Knowledge of current and classic children’s literature
  • Proficient with computers and library technology
  • Bilingual skills a plus

Salary and benefits:

  • The salary range for this position is approx. $19.00-22.00 per hour. 
  • Paid time off and retirement savings are included in the benefits provided.

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