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

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.

If you have questions, please send a message to our Human Resources staff.

Open Positions

We appreciate your interest in working at Lake Forest Library! When we have job opportunities, they are posted below and on the RAILS job board.

To apply, please send the Library your:

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.

Send a cover letter, resume, and your completed Lake Forest Library Employment Application to the Library.

No phone calls. Applications will be reviewed upon submission.

Download our Employment Application


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.


Friends of Lake Forest Library volunteers sort and price books throughout the year.

Complete the Friends online volunteer application form.