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Currently there are a variety of open positions at Deerfield Public Library. Please watch for more information.

Temporary, Part-Time Youth Services Librarian
Deerfield Public Library

Due to a maternity leave, we are looking for an enthusiastic, creative, customer service oriented person to join our dynamic Youth Services team for the summer. The successful candidate must enjoy working with toddlers to tweens as well as adults. Duties will include reference, readers' advisory, collection development, and programming. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.


Must have a Master's in Library Science (or be currently enrolled in an MLS program). Must have an in-depth knowledge of and strong interest in children's and YA literature. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Temporary, Part-Time (15 hours/week through Friday, September 19, 2014)

Salary: $21.85

To apply, send cover letter and resume to:

Meg Anthony, Head of Youth Services

No phone calls please.

Library Page

We are seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented individual that has a passion for getting materials out to our patrons as soon as possible. If you are always on the move, and like to ensure that materials are in the correct location, this is a great opportunity to let your skills shine.


 Requirements include the ability to sort materials alphabetically and using the Dewey Decimal System, the ability to work independently, familiarity with computer operation, and the ability to push or pull carts weighing 50+ pounds. Requires the full range of body motion, including standing, sitting, bending, stooping, reaching, and walking for extended periods. Must be 16 years old or older. This is a year round position.

Salary: $ 8.85 per hour

Hours: 15 per week

Days: Some evening and weekend hours will be required.

Position A:

Mondays, 9 am -2 pm

Fridays, 9 am- 2 pm

Saturdays, 9 am- 2pm


Position B:


Tuesdays, 12 pm -5 pm

Fridays, 1 pm - 6 pm

Saturdays, 12 pm - 5 pm

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to:

Sayaka Suzuki, Assistant Patron Services Manager/Page Supervisor

Application Deadline: Open until the position is filled