Job Title: KidSpace Library Associate
Part Time
18 hours per week; schedule regularly includes evening and weekend hours
$16.42 per hour
Position Description: 

If you are energetic, courteous and love to interact with children and their caregivers, we have a great opportunity for you! KidSpace at the Main Library is seeking an individual with excellent customer service skills to join our collaborative work environment.

Our busy information desks provide a variety of opportunities to interact with customers…from recommending and finding library materials to assisting families on our public computers and iPads. We host a full calendar of dynamic programs for children from birth through 8th grade, including Storytime Programs, STEAM-based events, and Minecraft. So bring your enthusiasm for both children’s literature, as well as popular culture!

In addition, this position will help implement and coordinate a new evening and weekend Homework Help Center. An ability to manage projects and communicate effectively will be essential.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, general customer service skills, and experience working with children in group settings. Knowledge and experience with basic computer applications required. Previous library experience preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish skills a plus.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and Employment Application to Human Resources or e-mail to A link to the Application is provided on our Library’s website,


DeadlineApr 1, 2016

Application Contact: Human Resources
Apply To:
Gail Borden Public Library

270 N. Grove Avenue

Elgin, IL 60120

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