Lee County Library System, a dynamic, forward-thinking organization, is offering enthusiastic, community-minded candidates the opportunity to become a part of the team at the South County Regional Library in Estero, Florida, and at the Cape Coral-Lee County Public Library in Cape Coral, Florida. As a Youth Services/Young Adult Librarian, you will have a positive impact on our community and help shape the future by providing programs and other library services to children and teens.
This position works primarily with teens and children but also provides services to adults, including readers’ advisory and reference. The South County Regional Library Youth Services team includes a Senior Librarian and a Youth Services Associate. The Cape Coral-Lee County Public Library team includes a Senior Librarian, a Youth Services Librarian, and a Youth Services Library Associate. The successful candidate enjoys working with teens and children, positively embraces public library service, and demonstrates flexibility and good judgment that reflects a commitment to teamwork and customer service. Applicants who have experience collaborating with schools and community organizations that serve teens and children are strongly encouraged to apply.THE COMMUNITY
Southwest Florida’s Lee County is a growing, dynamic region, ideally situated along Interstate 75, just two hours from Tampa and Miami. Covering approximately 811 square miles, the county is home to over 750,000 residents. Fort Myers is the county seat of Lee County, which also includes the communities of Cape Coral, Bonita Springs, Sanibel, Estero, and Fort Myers Beach. More and more families and businesses are choosing Lee County to call home. From sparkling white sandy beaches and lush golf courses to an exciting sports and outdoor recreation scene, Lee County’s nationally recognized public school system, low crime rates and exceptional quality of life make it a great place to live, work, and raise a family. For more information, go to https://www.visitfortmyers.com
The South County Regional Library is a 32,000 sq. ft. facility that has been serving the residents of Estero and surrounding areas since 1996. Conveniently located just off Interstate 75, the South County Regional Library boasts highly attended youth programs, dedicated Friends of the Library support, and outstanding connections to its users. The library has an enthusiastic staff serving this rapidly growing community with a diverse population and is scheduled for an upgrade and redesign. The Cape Coral-Lee County Public Library is a 40,000 sq. ft. regional library located in Cape Coral, a fast-growing city in Lee County. The Youth Services department has spacious family seating, a separate story time room, a LEGO table, public Internet stations, early literacy and elementary school-aged learning stations, and an interactive multi-touch screenplay table for all ages. The library features an outside butterfly garden with bench seating and a trellis with flowering fines to attract butterflies and is a great place for families to enjoy nature.