NOTE: This internship CANNOT be used for the Library Practicum!


Job Title: Summer Internship
Part Time
20 hours per week – June 1, 2016 to Mid-August, 2016
$11.66 per hour
Position Description: 

The Palatine Public Library is looking for a summer intern to join our busy Popular Materials Department.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing assistance to patrons registering for the summer reading program, explaining the program, recording statistics, shelving library materials, and assisting with special projects.  Candidate must be friendly and outgoing, have good communication skills, and be well organized.  Selected candidate will work with volunteers and staff members to handle approximately 5,000 patrons who sign up for the Summer Reading Program.

Qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, the ability to type and enter data into a computer accurately, and the ability to read library material labels accurately.  Customer Service experience preferred.

For complete job posting and application information, please go to  To apply, please submit a completed application to  Please indicate the position you are applying for on the application.

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled
Application Contact: Human Resources Department
Apply To: 

Palatine Public Library District

700 N. North Court

Palatine, IL 60067