Date Posted: 25 January, 2017
Employer/Library: Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: Cook
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: Average 22 hours/week. Includes variety of shifts including mornings, afternoons, evenings and some weekend shifts
Salary: Starting hourly rate $17.20 to $20.23/hour depending on qualifications.

Do you find working with mature adults interesting, enjoyable and highly rewarding?

We’re looking for a personable individual with a love of reading and broad knowledge of books, music, and movies to make selections for customers who cannot physically get to the library. This position will also staff public service desks providing customers of all ages and cultures with access to the full range of library services via in-person, telephone, online chat and other modes of delivery.

This position provides advisory services by selecting, preparing and delivering library materials to homebound customers. Will also host book discussions at library and senior living sites and help us further develop advisory services for our delivery customers.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Positive and friendly customer service attitude and strong organizational skills.
  • Requires knowledge of popular fiction and nonfiction authors and titles. Include a list of the books you have read in the last year with your letter of interest.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and excel in Our Culture.
  • Experience serving mature audiences a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience with group facilitation preferred, along with strong writing skills.

Must have valid driver’s license.

Complete the attached writing sample and submit with your letter of interest.


Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in related field required.

Benefits include paid vacation, sick and personal leave, participation in IMRF (pension plan) and 457/Roth savings plan available.

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note: Only electronic submissions will be considered.
Application Contact:
Human Resources Department
Apply To:

Arlington Heights Memorial Library IL