Working at the Library

We are always looking for talented and engaged people to join our staff. When available, current library job openings are listed below.

Prior to applying, you may also be interested in getting to know us better by reading about our mission and history and the policies that guide our work. Lake Forest Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Have questions?

Catherine A. Lemmer, Director


We appreciate all the volunteer help that makes the Friends book sales successful.

Learn about volunteering with the Friends of Lake Forest Library.

Open Positions

We're excited that you're interested in working at Lake Forest Library. We currently have no open positions.

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We understand that benefits play a vital role in promoting the health and well-being of our staff and their families.

Lake Forest Library offers a comprehensive benefit package to eligible employees, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage.

We also have a competitive paid time off plan and retirement plan.

Employment application

If you are interested in a posted position, please complete our Employment Application. It is an interactive PDF that you can complete on your computer using your browser or Adobe Reader, or you can print the form and complete it by hand.

Download our Employment Application