Board of Trustees Vacancy

The Mississippi Valley Library District (MVLD) Board of Trustees is seeking interested individuals to fill an open seat through May 2023.

The MVLD is a forward-thinking and inclusive organization that serves the intellectual, educational, and entertainment needs of the communities it serves. From providing physical and electronic resources to enriching activities, the MVLD changes lives in positive, lifelong ways.

Eligible candidates must meet the following statutory requirements:
- Be a registered voter
- Have lived within the MVLD’s boundaries for at least one year prior to expressing interest in the open seat
- Must not owe taxes to or have other indebtedness due to the MVLD
- Cannot have been convicted in any court in the United States of any “infamous crime, bribery, perjury, or other felony.” [75 ILCS 16/30-25]

The Board of Trustees is non–partisan and meets regularly to review the state of the MVLD and to provide guidance and governance for library activities. Upcoming Board meeting dates:
- May 16, 2022 at the Fairmont City Library Center, 4444 Collinsville Road, Fairmont City
- June 27, 2022 at the Historic Blum House, 414 W. Main Street, Collinsville

If interested, please submit a resume and letter of interest to Executive Director Kyla Waltermire at kylaw@mvld.org. Requests for more information can also be directed to Mx. Waltermire by email or by phone (618-344-1112 ext. 201).

Library Clerk

The Mississippi Valley Library District (MVLD) seeks a part-time Library Clerk to provide excellent customer service for Library visitors.  The ideal candidate has strong interpersonal skills, is able to work with some independence, and provides a high level of service to the Collinsville and Fairmont City communities.


Part-time schedule is approximately 18-19 hours pers week and no more than 1,000 hours per year.  Day, evening, and weekend hours required as needed.

Qualifications & Experience: 

A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred, but not required.  Since this opening works primarily with the Fairmont City community, being bilingual in English and Spanish is strongly preferred.

For more information, view the full job description here: Library Clerk Job Description.

Salary & Benefits: 

This position will be paid at an hourly wage beginning at $12.00/hour depending on qualifications.  Paid sick leave is available after two weeks of employment and paid vacation is available after one year of employment.  This is a part-time, hourly-waged, FLSA non-exempt position.

Please submit a resume to:

Kyla Waltermire

Executive Director, Mississippi Valley Library District


408 West Main Street, Collinsville, IL 62234 

Applications will be accepted by email and/or mail.  Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Information about employment opportunities will be listed here as available.