Employment and Volunteering


Youth Services Librarian

The Mahomet Public Library District is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and creative individual to serve as our Youth Services Librarian. Major responsibilities include:

  • Developing the children’s and young adult collections
  • Planning and implementing youth programming, including preschool story time, school-age programs, and the summer reading program.
  • Assisting library patrons, primarily youth, with reference and the use of digital and print resources.
  • Promoting youth programs and services via print and media
  • Assisting with planning and implementation of occasional adult programs

Candidates must have a MLS from an ALA accredited Library School. Two years’ experience in youth services is desirable. Ability to plan and perform creative children’s story times and programs required. Broad knowledge of literature for children and young adults and solid experience with social media and emerging technologies are required.

We offer a competitive salary, a generous benefit bank, and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

For a complete job description, please see the Youth Services Librarian Job Description.

To apply, please fill out this application, print it out, and mail it or email it to:

Lynn Schmit, Director
Mahomet Public Library District
1702 E. Oak Street
Mahomet, IL 61853-8526


For information on volunteering at the library, please contact Lynn Schmit, Library Director.

Volunteer Application