Job Title: Bookmobile Services Assistant
Full Time
40 hours per week, some weekend and evening hours.
Position Description: 

Do you have a passion for reading and sharing your love of books with children?  Would you like to drive a Bookmobile like Miss Frizzle from the Magic School Bus?  Are you good at coming up with creative programming ideas?  Can you pretend to talk to lions and tigers and bears and eat green eggs and ham?  Do you love to sing and dance and do silly things, all in the name of literacy?  Would you like to sit under a tree and read to children on a warm summer’s day?  Are you patient, energetic, flexible and kind?  If you answered an enthusiastic “YES!” to all these questions and meet the qualification below, this job is for you!

In addition to providing gracious and friendly service to our patrons, you will also:

  • Plan, develop and present children’s programs
  • Drive the Bookmobile
  • Provide reference and readers advisory services
  • Circulate library materials
  • Promote library services


  • Bachelor’s degree from a  four-year college or university or LTA certification
  • Two (2) years public library service
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Valid drivers license and CDL, including air brake certification – or ability to obtain within 60 days of hire
  • Spanish language skills are desirable

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Sick, Holiday & Personal days
  • IMRF Pension

Salary range starts at $19.52/hour Union environment.  The 40 hour work week schedule includes weekend rotation and flexibility to accommodate special events.

The Aurora Public Library is located in Aurora, Illinois’s second-largest city, with four locations and a bookmobile.  The new 97,000 square foot main library opened in June of 2015 and is outfitted with cutting-edge end-user technology.

To apply download and complete the Employment Application found on the library website at  Submit your completed Employment Application, resume, cover letter and three professional references to

Application deadline: April 6, 2016

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