North Chicago Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: Lake

Part Time
Salary: Will discuss upon interview

This is a part time position under the direction of the Supervisor. This position also requires continuous flow of library materials to and from the patrons, registering and maintaining patron’s records with excellent customer service skills. Work with staff from other departments as needed to provide quality service to the Library in conformance with Library policies and procedures and professional standards.


• High school diploma or GED required
• Entry-level knowledge of secretarial procedures, office methods, and practices
• Operate various types of office equipment.
• Type 40 wpm.
• Accurately file numerically and alphabetically.
• Demonstate attention to detail.
• Ability to read and comprehend, in English, communicate in an effective manner both verbally and written with library patrons. Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus


• Routine check out of library materials, including items on Hold from the adult services department.
• Routine check in of library materials.
• Register patrons with library cards
• Take payment for fines or lost/damaged materials
• Handle routine complaints and answer a variety of questions at the circulation desk.
• Perform search for materials and notifiy patron of results
• Assist patrons in use of library equipment upon request and perform simple maintenance functions such as filling of paper and clearing jams.
• Answer the telephone preferably within two rings and provide general information and accurate transferring of incoming calls.
• Inspect incoming library materials for damages and handle according to in-house procedures.
• Perform all opening/closing procedures in circulation area.
• Maintain a tidy and well-organized circulation area, desk and registration area.
• Assist in accurate shelf reading and reshelving of materials when page(s) are absent or as needed.
• Count and record daily fines on an as needed basis.
• Accurate file and shelve CD’s and DVD’s.
• Other circulation duties as required by Supervisor or by the Director.
• Conduct all library business in a professional and cooperative manner

To Apply

Application Deadline:
Open until filled
Application Note:

Drop off a filled out application with your resume at the library or email your application and resume to An application may be found at the following url:

Application Contact:
Walter Theobald
Apply To:
North Chicago Public Library

2100 Argonne Drive

North Chicago , IL 60064

Phone: 8476890125