Thank you for your interest in working with us! Lake Forest Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have questions, please message our Human Resources staff.

Open Positions

How to Apply

You may apply online or on paper. No phone calls. Applications are reviewed upon receipt.


Complete our Employment Application webform

By email or paper

Access and complete our Employment Application PDF. Send your cover letter, resume, and Employment Application by email or mail.

  • If you are emailing us:
    Include the position you are applying for in the Subject line and email your digital files to

  • If you are printing and mailing your application materials, send them to:
    Lake Forest Library
    Attn: HR
    360 E Deerpath Rd
    Lake Forest IL 60045


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.

Go to the Friends page and complete the Volunteer form.