The City of Woodstock is pleased to be recruiting for a Part Time Reference Librarian at the Woodstock Public Library. We are seeking an energetic individual, passionate about his/her work.

Woodstock Welcomes You!

The City of Woodstock is a charming historic community of 25,630, located 55 miles northwest of Chicago on Metra rail. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Woodstock is a community unlike any other boasting historic 19th century buildings, dining, entertainment, accommodations, specialty shops, professional services, art galleries, and live theater. The City employs approximately 340 (full, part-time, & seasonal) employees in a variety of departments within the municipality, such as Office of the City Manager, Building & Zoning, Economic Development, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing & Communications, Opera House, Police, Public Library, Public Works, and Recreation. Our employees work to serve the residents with responsive customer service and strive to make the City of Woodstock the best community it can be.

For a complete description of responsibilities, please refer to the Job Description attached.

Job Summary

This MLS position is responsible to assist patrons in locating and using materials/information; provide information, reference and programmatic services for assigned program area; and implement and/or maintain library resources and services. The work is performed under the direction of the Library Director.


  • Monday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 11:00am - 8:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm (Every Other) 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

As outlined on the attached job description.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Library Science

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of two (2) years library experience
  • Proficiency in Spanish language skills
  • Experience managing social media platforms

Please note that this position may also be filled at a lower paygrade (~$19.19 per hour) by a chosen candidate without an MLS degree, rather a bachelors degree and on track to obtain an MLS.

Salary & Benefits

The position is a part time, exempt position. The pay rate equivalency is $24.94 per hour and includes an IMRF pension, choice of two (2) optional employee paid vision insurance plans, and prorated holiday, vacation, and sick time.

Deadline: Friday, March 31, at 5:00 PM