Job Title: Page
Part Time
Hours: Monday 3pm to 9pm, Tuesday 5pm-9pm, Thursday 9am-1pm, and Saturday 10am3pm. Employees are scheduled at the convenience of the library and schedules are subject to change.
Salary starts at $9.50 per hour
Position Description: 

The La Grange Park Public Library is looking for an energetic person to join our Circulation/Technical Services Team. If you are organized, have an eye for detail, and want to be part of a fun team, we would love to hear from you!

This is a part-time, non-exempt position, supervised by the Circulation/Technical Services Director, responsible for performing work related to materials handling and shelving.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Shelves and shelf reads library materials
  • Shifts materials as needed
  • Pulls materials from shelves for repair or withdrawal
  • Empties and checks in materials from book drops and delivery
  • Answers patrons’ directional questions; refers reference questions to the appropriate department
  • Helps maintain the physical appearance of the library including tasks such as: collects and removes recyclable materials; waters plants; shovels or spreads ice in poor conditions; assists with meeting room set-up
  • Attends relevant meetings, classes, and training
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Performance Expectations

  • Ability to sort both numerically and alphabetically
  • A friendly and approachable manner with the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy
  • Willingness to learn new skills and procedures; easily adaptable to change
  • A team player who responds well to challenging circumstances
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all ages, in English
  • Ability to bend, stoop, lift and carry; ability to stand for extended periods of time


  • Minimum of two years of high school
  • Alphabetic and numeric competency testing required

Candidates should fill out an application online by or by visiting the Library and asking for an application at the front desk. Resumes and cover letters are also welcome, Attn: Roberta Richter by May 6, 2015.

DeadlineMay 6, 2016
Application Contact: Roberta Richter
Apply To: 
La Grange Park Public Library District

555 N. La Grange Rd.

La Grange Park, IL 60526

Phone: 708-352-0100