Batavia Public Library District, Circulation Clerk

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Employer/Library: Batavia Public Library District
Library Type: Public Library
County: Kane
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: Monday – 4:45pm – 9:00pm Thursday – 4:45pm – 9:00pm Friday – 8:45am – 1:00pm Occasional weekend hours
Salary: From $11.97

The Batavia Public Library has an opening for a Circulation Clerk. We are seeking a courteous, energetic, and professional individual to provide assistance to our patrons. This individual will also perform a variety of clerical tasks in compliance with standard Library policies and procedures.


  • Ability to greet patrons in person and provide uniformly gracious and friendly service to all.
  • Ability to answer the telephone in a pleasant and welcoming manner, and direct calls to proper employee when necessary
  • Communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to learn and perform procedures for Library computer system.
  • Ability to adapt to procedural changes.
  • Possesses basic keyboarding skills.
  • Ability to learn to use a variety of standard office equipment.


  • Monday – 4:45pm – 9:00pm
  • Thursday – 4:45pm – 9:00pm
  • Friday – 8:45am – 1:00pm
  • Occasional weekend hours


High School diploma or GED equivalent. Requires the ability to speak, hear, and visual abilities to see computer screens sufficient to adequately perform the job. Basic keyboarding ability also required. Successful candidate must have ability to routinely lift and carry up to 5 pounds.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Instructions: Apply on-line by visiting to complete and submit a job application or you may email a resume (using Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF) to

Algonquin Area Public Library District, Eastgate Branch Library Associate

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Employer/Library: Algonquin Area Public Library District
Library Type: Public Library
County: McHenry
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 25 hours/week
Salary: $14.90/hour DOQ

Hourly, non-exempt, day, evening, and weekend hours

The Algonquin Area Public Library’s Eastgate Branch is located in the heart of the Algonquin community. This popular materials branch serves a dedicated patron base through materials, services, and programs for all ages. Come be part of our team!

Responsibilities for this position include providing basic reference and readers’ advisory assistance, helping patrons with various forms of technology, promoting library services, managing meeting and study room reservations, and serving as a Person in Charge.

Benefits include dental insurance, IMRF retirement plan, and a paid time off plan.


  • Bachelor’s degree or LTA
  • Previous experience in a customer service position or library position is preferred

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
No phone calls, please. The Algonquin Area Public Library District is an equal opportunity, equal access employer.
Application Contact: Theresa Therens
Apply To:
Algonquin Area Public Library District

2600 Harnish Drive

Algonquin, IL 60102

Phone: 847-458-3133
Fax: 847-458-9370

University Park Public Library, Circulation Clerk

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Employer/Library: University Park Public Library District
Library Type: Public Library
County: Will
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: Must be flexible and available to work evenings and weekends, 12-16 hrs, per week.
Salary: Starting salary $10.00 per hour, depending on qualifications.

Seeking a friendly and enthusiastic individual able to greet patrons and provide high quality customer service at the circulation desk.

General Responsibilities:

  • Perform materials check-in, check-out, renewal, holds, patron registration and card renewal.
  • Answer phones and provide directional assistance as needed
  • Collect patron fines and fees.
  • Perform database functions and entries as necessary.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
  • Must possess basic typing and computer skills.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Contact: Director
Apply To:
University Park Public Library District

1100 Blackhawk Drive

University Park IL 60484

Phone: 7085342580
Fax: 708-534-2583

Green Hills Public Library, Circulation Associate

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Employer/Library: Green Hills Public Library District
Library Type: Public Library
County: Cook
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 12 hours per week, plus weekends; In order to meet the needs of the Library, schedules must be flexible, including daytime,evening, and weekend shifts. Open availability is a plus.
Salary: $11.00 per hour

The Circulation Associate is responsible for performing tasks and assisting patrons at the Circulation Desk, in addition to shelving and organizing the Library collection.

• Charges and discharges Library material.
• Issues and renews Library cards.
• Collects payments for fines, fees, and other services.
• Answers and directs patron inquiries by phone or public service desk.
• Performs clerical tasks such as filing, typing, copying, etc.
• Sort, shelve, and maintain shelf order of all Library material as required, either alphabetically or numerically.
• Assists patrons with computers, copiers, and other Library equipment. Troubleshoots problems and notifies appropriate staff of complex issues.
• Processes interlibrary loan transactions and hold requests.
• Processes and catalog serials.
• Other duties as assigned.

• High school diploma or working towards completion.
• Previous experience in a library, clerical, or other public service environment preferred.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note: Please submit resume along with the Green Hills Public Library District employment application, which can be found at
Application Contact: Teri Wilson
Apply To:
Green Hills Public Library District

10331 S. Interlochen Dr.

Palos Hills IL 60465

Phone: 708-598-8446

Des Plaines Public Library, Youth Services Assistant

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Employer/Library: Des Plaines Public LIbrary
Library Type: Public Library
County: Cook
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 4:00-9:00 p.m., plus one in four weekend rotation Saturday 11-4, Sunday 1-5.
Salary: $16.75/hour
Description: The Des Plaines Public Library is looking for an energetic Youth Services Assistant practiced in public service to work 15 hours per week in a busy, dynamic, and diverse environment. The primary duties of this position are staffing the Youth Services public desk to provide reference and readers’ advisory services, assisting with our active teen volunteer program, monitoring our popular evening family storytime programs in English, Polish/English, and Spanish/English, and some collection development. Other duties as assigned.

Polish and/or Spanish language skills are definitely a plus, but please be sure to indicate any additional languages.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and one year library work experience with children OR two years college and three years library experience with children.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Date below
Deadline Date: Friday, September 22, 2017
Full description: Download job description ↓

Apply by 5:00 pm on September 22, 2017

Please include the following documents with your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Resumé

Download the application to print, complete and submit one of the following ways:

Mail To:
Carol Kidd
Des Plaines Public Library
1501 Ellinwood Street
Des Plaines, IL 60016

Scan and Email to:

Fax To:

Application Contact: Jennifer Steurer
Apply To:
Des Plaines Public LIbrary

1501 Ellinwood St 1501 Ellinwood St

Des Plaines IL 60016

Phone: 8473762794

Lake Villa District Library, Youth Services Reference Clerk

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Employer/Library: Lake Villa District Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: Lake
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 16 hrs/wk
Salary: $14.53/hr

Lake Villa District Library (LVDL) is seeking an enthusiastic and customer-service oriented person to join our Youth Services team! It’s an exciting time at LVDL, as we look forward to moving into a new building in the not-too-distant future.

This part-time Reference Clerk position offers the opportunity to play a vital role in a very busy Youth Services Department. Duties include reference and reader’s advisory; handling registrations; troubleshooting minor equipment problems for patrons; providing important organizational support for Youth programs; and more.

Our ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and self-motivated, with experience in and comfort with Microsoft Office products and other office equipment. Relevant library experience working with youth and an interest in children’s literature is strongly preferred. We’re looking for someone who is flexible and has a strong customer-service orientation … a very healthy sense of humor is a plus!

This position reports to the Head of Youth Services and will collaborate with Youth Services staff as well as staff in other departments.

See for full job description.


  • LTA or Associate’s degree
  • Public library experience working with children strongly preferred
  • Access to transportation

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note: Send cover letter, resume and application (available at to Elisa Gueffier, Head of Youth Services, Lake Villa District Library, 1001 E. Grand Ave., Lake Villa, IL 60046. Email submissions to

Hinsdale Public Library, Patron Services Associate

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Employer/Library: Hinsdale Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: DuPage
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Salary: $11.80/hour

Hinsdale Public Library is seeking a friendly, innovative, energetic candidate to join our Patron Services Department.

Responsibilities include providing high quality customer service to patrons both in person and on the phone, handling all routine circulation procedures and explaining circulation policies and procedures to the public in a professional manner.

Qualified candidates will have a high school diploma or equivalent, be flexible and possess a strong commitment to customer service and teamwork. Experience with Sirsi Dynix is a plus.

To Apply

Application Deadline:Friday, September 22, 2017
Application Note: Send resume, letter of application, and three references to Lisa Knasiak, Patron Services Manager at

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