The Fond du Lac Public Library is seeking an engaging, creative, and customer-focused Adult Services Librarian for its Information and Outreach Services department.

The ideal candidate enjoys working with fun, knowledgeable co-workers; thrives on constant change and continuous improvement; embraces new technologies; and cultivates strong community partnerships.

Under the general supervision of the Information and Outreach Services Coordinator, Adult Services Librarians are responsible for fostering community partnerships; developing programs for adults; answering reference, technology and readers’ advisory questions; managing the library’s collection of materials and electronic resources for adults; and monitoring trends in technology and website design.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Developing successful and well-attended programming for adults, utilizing library staff and
community experts.
• Establishing and maintaining community partnerships on behalf of the library.
• Answering reference questions, assisting customers with technology and providing readers’ advisory
• Selecting, displaying and withdrawing adult materials as assigned.
• Developing pathfinders, bibliographies, instructional materials, articles, etc., to promote library
collections and services.
• Leading and participating in project teams and committees.

Recent graduates from an ALA-accredited Master’s Degree program are encouraged to apply.

The Fond du Lac Public Library is a vibrant, customer-focused library, circulating over 600,000 items annually with a collection of 200,000+ items spread over two locations. In addition to traditional library materials, the library circulates computer projectors, guitar effect pedals, cake pans, and outdoor games.

The Library’s makerspace, the Idea Studio, offers a test kitchen, recording studio, woodworking shop, 3D printers, sewing machines and various other equipment for public use.

The City of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin is a picturesque and thriving community of over 43,000 residents located at the southern tip of one of the country’s largest inland lakes. Known for its world-class fishing, windsurfing, snowmobiling, hiking/biking trails and abundant wildlife, the Lake Winnebago area is a four-season outdoor playground. Just an hour from Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay, additional cultural and recreational opportunities abound. Residents enjoy a low cost of living, short commute times, and a low crime rate.

A full job description can be found here.

Starting Salary: $25.86/hr
Schedule: Full time; non-exempt position. Includes evenings and weekends.

Benefits Summary

Priority consideration given to applications received by July 31, 2020.


Submit application, resume, and cover letter to:
Jackie Braatz
City of Fond du Lac Human Resources
160 Macy Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935