Gail Borden Public Library — Studio 270 Aide

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Job Title: Studio 270 Aide
18 hours per week; variable schedule includes late afternoon (3:00 pm), evening, and weekend hours. Must be available to work other hours on “No School” days.
$12.65 per hour
Position Description:

If you are fun and courteous and like to interact with teens…then this job opportunity is for you! We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and technology-minded individual to assist our teen customers. You will be working as part of team to provide services to high school aged customers in our teen center and digital media lab. Responsibilities include staffing a service desk, assisting teens with printing and general computer use, as well as other library-related duties. Help us provide a fun and interactive place for Gail Borden’s teens!


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and relate well with high school teens
  • Must be ambitious and possess drive to learn new technologies
  • Previous experience with teens or older children, a plus
  • Familiarity with Mac and Apple OS, a plus

Please submit an Employment Application to Gail Borden Public Library, C/o Human Resources, 270 N. Grove Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120 or e-mail to A link to the Employment Application is found on the library’s website, 

Deadline: Dec 14, 2015
Application Contact: C/o Human Resources
Apply To: 
Gail Borden Public Library

270 N. Grove Avenue

Elgin, IL 60120

Phone: 847-742-2411
Fax: 847-742-0485

Talcott Free Library — Circulation Assistant

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Job Title: Circulation Assistant
Part Time
17 hours/week – Mondays, 1pm-8pm; Thursdays 9am-1pm; Saturdays 9am-3pm Starting in January 2016
Position Description: 
  • Circulation desk – tasks include:
    • Check in/check out
    • Shelving & straightening
    • Library card creation and renewal
    • Computer and e-reader assistance
    • All ages reference assistance
    • Retrieval of paging list items
  • Outreach activities as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

    Please send your resume to Megan Gove at Only emailed applications will be accepted. Please note specific hours listed – hours will be the same week to week with possibility for fill-in shifts at times. Experience with Innovative Millenium ILS is preferred. Technology assistance experience required. HS diploma or GED equivalent required, some college or degree a plus.

Deadline: Dec 7, 2015
Application Contact: Megan Gove
Apply To: 
Talcott Free Library

101 E. Main Street

Rockton, IL 61072

Phone: 815-624-7511

Bloomingdale Public Library — Circulation/Technical Services Clerk II

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Job Title: Circulation/Technical Services Clerk II
Part Time
This part-time, 20 hour-a-week-position requires a variety of day, evening and weekend hours.
$12.35 an hour
Position Description: 

The Bloomingdale Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, reliable, and detail-oriented person to provide excellent customer service to patrons while working at our busy Circulation Desk.  This part-time, 20 hour-a-week-position requires a variety of day, evening and weekend hours.  Your duties include checking materials in and out, issuing and renewing library cards, assisting patrons with our self-check machines, processing van deliveries, handling payment for lost or damaged materials, serving as a Circulation Desk supervisor, performing technical services tasks, and other duties as assigned.  Ideal candidates will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, dedication to excellent customer service, and the ability to quickly and easily adapt to change while maintaining a positive attitude.

This position requires expertise typically acquired through completion of a high school curriculum or equivalent.  Completion of a LTA certification program is preferred.  A minimum of 2 years related circulation experience in a comparable business, organization, or library is required and previous supervisory experience is preferred.

This position reports to the Circulation and Technical Services Department Head and starts at $12.35 an hour with a start date of January 4, 2016.

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled
Application Contact: 

Please send a cover letter, résumé, and 3 professional references to: c/o Christine Sporleder, Circulation/Technical Services Department Head No Phone Calls Please

Apply To: 
Bloomingdale Public Library

101 Fairfield Way

Bloomingdale, IL


Lisle Library District — Youth Services Page

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Job Title: Youth Services Page
Part Time
19 hrs/week
8.50 per hour
Position Description: 

The Lisle Library District is looking for a friendly, detail oriented person to join their team.  Applicants need to be comfortable working around people of all ages.  Requirements include basic computer schools, English language skills and the ability to lift or push materials on book carts in order to be shelved.  Also must be able to kneel and reach in order to shelve materials.  Applicants must be able to follow direction and be willing to work as part of a team in order to complete various tasks in the library.

To apply please send reusme to Will Savage at

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled
Application Contact: Will Savage
Apply To: Lisle Library District IL


Barrington Area Library — Customer Services Associate- Repost

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Job Title: Customer Services Associate- Repost
Part Time
Hours: 12-19 average per week
Salary: $12.74
Position Description: 

Enjoy working directly with customers? The Barrington Area Library is recruiting for a part-time Customer Service Associate to provide a variety of services to library users.

Our recently renovated, 21st century library is a busy, friendly place that supports lifelong, active learning and an appreciation for creativity and innovation. Customers of all ages and interests visit our library both in person and online, expecting to find excellent and informed service, welcoming, state of the art spaces for private work and group collaboration, programs and workshops that enrich and inspire, and the very best in books, movies, music, and electronic resources.

A successful candidate will have previous work experience with the general public, an engaging customer service attitude, and will be comfortable using the Microsoft Office suite and various library software systems.

This position will include week nights and weekend hours between 12 and 19 per week. Flexibility with scheduling is required as some week day shifts may be needed for coverage.

Starting part-time salary is $12.74 per hour. Interested? Read the full job description. Complete the PDF application and send via email to resume [at] balibrary [dot] org to be considered.

Deadline: Dec 18, 2015
Application Contact: Human Resources
Apply To: 
Barrington Area Library

505 N. Northwest Hwy

Barrington , IL 60010

Phone: 847-382-1300


Indian Prairie Public Library — Youth Services Associate – Teen

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Job Title: Youth Services Associate – Teen
Part Time
18 hours/week including days, evenings and weekends
$14.66 per hour
Position Description: 

If you enjoy creative DIY projects, playing with technology, and spending time with teens, then Indian Prairie Public Library has an opportunity for you. We are seeking a forward-thinking, tech-proficient player for our team.

The person selected to fill our Youth Services Associate -Teen position will work independently and with the Teen Librarian in creating and presenting traditional, virtual, and cutting edge services for middle school and high school-aged patrons.  Responsibilities include reference and readers/media advisory services, technology services, programming, marketing and outreach.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience working with teens. Applicants must be comfortable working with the public and helping children of all ages. They must also have a genuine interest in teen services and literature. Applicants must have excellent communication and collaborative skills, a commitment to quality customer service, and sense of humor. Students working towards an MLS are encouraged to apply.

The Indian Prairie Public Library District is located in Darien Illinois serving 42,000 residents in the communities of Darien, Willowbrook and Burr Ridge.  Our Kids and Teens Department is extremely busy with a wide variety of programming.  Our kids and parents love our services and the warm and friendly staff.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Natalie Williams, Head of Youth Services at  The subject line on the email should read “Teen Associate Application.”  A complete job description is available at and at the Check Out desk on the first floor of the library.

Deadline: Dec 5, 2015
Application Contact: Natalie Williams
Apply To: 
Indian Prairie Public Library

401 Plainfield Road

Darien, IL 60561

Phone: 630-887-8760
Fax: 630-887-1018
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La Grange Public Library — Youth Services Associate

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Job Title: Youth Services Associate
Part Time
25 hours/week, including evenings and weekends
$13.65/hour, plus some benefits
Position Description: 

Do you know the title of each Harry Potter book off of the top of your head? Get excited about helping kids create? Consider joining the Youth Services team at The La Grange Public Library! The La Grange Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, customer-focused individual familiar with children’s literature to join the busy Youth Services staff.  The Youth Services Associates are responsible for a variety of tasks in support of the Youth Services Department, which serves children birth through sixth grade. Duties include assisting patrons with reference and reader’s advisory, assisting with collection development, developing engaging storytimes, and conducting programs as assigned.

We are looking for someone with the ability to engage children and interact with their parents and caregivers in our busy, vibrant department.  The full Position Description for this job is available on our website,

The La Grange Public Library serves a community of 15,550 in the suburban Chicago community of La Grange, Illinois.  The library’s mission is to provide the community the inspiration and the means to learn, explore, and connect throughout their lives.


Two years of college coursework in a related field and at least two years work experience, including work with children and/or customer service.  Must be available evenings and weekends.

Application:  To apply please email a cover letter, resume, and LGPL application form to the contact person below.

Deadline: Dec 14, 2015
Application Contact: Vicki Rakowski
Apply To: 
La Grange Public Library

10 W. Cossitt Ave.

La Grange, IL 60525

Phone: 708.215.3212

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