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


Fox Lake District Library — Library Clerk I

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Job Title: Library Clerk I
Part Time
20 hours per week
$10.00 hourly
Position Description: 

Library Clerk I — Part time clerical circulation desk position, with responsibilities including patron check-out, typing, filing, shelving materials, and other duties as assigned.  High school diploma and spelling and typing ability required. Customer service experience preferred. Twenty hours per week. This includes morning, afternoon, evening and weekend shifts. Requires ability to lift 30lbs.

Submit, resume, and references to Kira Surprise, Administrative Assistant, Fox Lake District Library, 255 E. Grand Avenue, Fox Lake, Illinois, 60020 or email to

No telephone calls or in-person inquiries accepted.

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled
Application Contact: Kira Surprise
Apply To: 
Fox Lake Public Library District

255 E. Grand Ave.

Fox Lake, IL 60020

Fax: 847-587-9493

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


Northbrook Public Library — Clerk I (two positions are available)

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Job Title: Clerk I (two positions are available)
Part Time
14 hours/week (weekday, evening and weekend hours)
Position Description: 

Applicants must possess the ability to perform various circulation functions:

  • Check in/out books and materials.
  • Interact with patrons concerning circulation of materials, issuance of library cards, collecting fines/fees, etc.
  • Open and close the library during an assigned shift.
  • Answer incoming telephone calls providing routine information, transferring calls and taking messages.
  • Prepare basic circulation reports as pertains to daily work.
  • Sort returned books in alphabetical and numerical order on carts.

Interact with outside agencies including other local libraries.
Direct patron inquiries.
Inspect and redirect materials for cleaning, repair, withdrawal, and reordering.
Perform other library related activities as required.
Must be able to work days, evenings, and weekends.

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of a secondary education; one year of general work experience including contact with the public.

Basic knowledge of routine library functions and procedures; ability to stand, walk, and/or stoop for long periods of time, ability to lift up to 35 pounds; ability to push/pull loaded carts in excess of 75 pounds; ability to operate a computer terminal using a variety of library software; ability to type, operate cash registers, and other business machinery; ability to handle money responsibily; ability to interact pleasantly and effectively with staff and patrons; ability to work accurately in a changing environment with frequent interruptions.

Employment applications are available online at:

Application Deadline:  Open until job is filled
Application Contact: Submit cover letter, resume and application to: Laurie Prioletti, HR Manager
Apply To: 
Northbrook Public Library

1201 Cedar Lane

Northbrook, IL 60062

Phone: 847.272.7077
Fax: 847.272.5362

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