Part Time
12 hours per week

The Acorn Public Library District is looking for a friendly and enthusiastic individual who enjoys working with the public to join its staff as a part time Circulation Clerk. As a Circulation Clerk, you will work closely with the entire Library staff to serve patrons. Excellent customer service skills and the flexibility to work mornings, evenings and weekends are required. Applicant must be able to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing.


Represent the Library in a positive fashion to all visitors and guests. Provide assistance at the front desk which will include checking library materials in and out; creating and renewing library cards; answering and routing all incoming telephone calls; maintaining reserve materials for patrons; processing the pick list and transit materials; emptying book drop as required; assisting patrons with faxing, public computers, copier and self-checkout station; collecting fines and following up on overdue materials; following up on missing, assumed lost and claims returned items; performing opening/closing procedures and performing other miscellaneous duties as assigned.



Requires expertise typically acquired through completion of a high school curriculum or equivalent.


Working knowledge of personal computers and software applications as well as web-based utilities and applications is required.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note: Interested applicants can email a cover letter, resume and three references to No phone calls please.
Application Contact: Jane Young, Head of Circulation
Apply To: 
Acorn Public Library District

15624 S. Central Ave

Oak Forest , IL 60452

Phone: 708-687-3700