Reaching Across Illinois Library System: Driver (Bolingbrook)

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Employer/Library: Reaching Across Illinois Library System
Library Type: Other Library
County: Will
Position: Driver
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7a.m. to 3 p.m. (average 37.5 hours per week)
Salary: $12.58 per hour

Who we are…..

RAILS is one of two multi-type regional library systems in the state that serve and partner with academic, public, school, and special libraries. We are headquartered in Burr Ridge, IL and have service centers in Bolingbrook, Coal Valley, East Peoria, and Rockford which serve a 27,000 square mile area in northern and western Illinois.

Who we seek……

We are seeking strong team players who can load and unload delivery vehicle with library materials. Deliver library materials and equipment between the RAILS office and member libraries or other designated locations based on a prescribed daily route. Ensure safe and proper lifting and driving practices. This role will also be required to sort library materials alphabetically. The position will drive both box trucks and vans. A CDL is not needed.

The individuals we seek will need to be thorough, accurate, and timely. This individual will also need to be able to exercise initiative, exercise good judgment, and work without close supervision. The individual will also be called upon to back up full-time drivers on occasion.

If you have the following qualifications please read on.

  • · High school diploma or GED required
  • · Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • · Must be 21 years of age or older
  • · A minimum of 1 year of work experience in a similar role and/or in customer service, preferred
  • · Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • · Working knowledge of basic computers, MS Office Suite software preferred; experience using the internet
  • · Library experience preferred but not required

What we offer…….

We offer a comfortable warehouse environment, competitive pay and a benefits package which includes health insurance, retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, and paid time off. Our employees are encouraged to seek out professional development opportunities to keep us on the leading edge in our industry. EOE

How to join our team……

If you would like to support our member libraries please send a cover letter and resume with Driver – Bolingbrook in the subject line to

To Apply

Application Deadline:Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Application Note: Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

This position will be based out of the Bolingbrook Service Center: 1000 W. Crossroads Parkway, Bolingbrook, IL 60490.

Applicant must be 21 years of age or older and must have a valid driver’s license.

Application Contact: Human Resources Department
Apply To:
Reaching Across Illinois Library System

125 Tower Drive

Burr Ridge IL 60527

Fax: 630-734-5139

Talcott Free Library: Assistant Librarian

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Employer/Library: Talcott Free Library
Library Type: Public Library
City, County, State: Rockton, Winnebago Co, Illinois
Position: Assistant Librarian
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 25 hours/week Mondays off, Tuesday-Friday 18.5 flexible hours, Saturdays 8:30-3
Salary: 11.00/hour, Non-exempt, Vacation/sick time eligible after 1 year, participation in IMRF immediately

Job Duties:

  • Collection development of Periodicals: Includes processing periodicals—record, enter and ready monthly and weekly magazines for circulation; track circulation and use, select and weed materials each year.
  • Interlibrary loan—Ordering and processing items for patrons outside of the consortium, both in and out of state.
  • Distribution of van materials from interlibrary loan orders – also recording and routing of returned materials to other libraries, via van.
  • Supply management—setting up spreadsheets, keeping track, and ordering as needed
  • Assist at circulation desk 8 hours/week and as needed – tasks include: check in/check out, shelving & straightening, library card creation and renewal, computer and e-reader assistance, all ages reference assistance
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Some library work experience preferred
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Competence with Microsoft Office

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note: Please send your resume ASAP to Megan Gove at Only emailed applications will be accepted. Please note specific hours listed.
Application Contact: Megan Gove

Address 101 E. Main St. Rockton, IL 61072
Phone (815) 624-7511
Fax (815) 624-1176

Three Rivers Public Library District: Circulation Assistant

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Employer/Library: Three Rivers Public Library District
Library Type: Public Library
County: Will
Position: Circulation Assistant
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: Approximately 18 hours per week, including day, evening and weekend hours.
Salary: $10.00 per hour

We’re looking for team members who enjoy public service, are familiar with technology, and will provide excellent customer service to all patrons of the library.

Circulation assistants are expected to:

  • Greet and direct library patrons
  • Check library materials in and out
  • Assist patrons with computers, copiers, and other equipment
  • Communicate library policies and procedures accurately and courteously
  • Issue library cards and maintain patron accounts
  • Perform light clerical work
  • Answer patron inquiries, and
  • Other related tasks

To Apply

Application Deadline: Friday, June 1, 2018
Application Contact: Wendy Hoffman
Apply To:
Three Rivers Public Library District

25207 W. Channon Dr. P.O. Box 300

Channahon IL 60410

Phone: 8154676200
Fax: 8154674012

Gail Borden Public Library, Rakow Branch: Library Associate

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Employer/Library: Gail Borden Public Library, Rakow Branch
Library Type: Public Library
County: Kane
Position: Library Associate
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 25 hours per week; schedule includes day, evening and weekend hours
Salary: $16.61 per hour. Position includes enrollment in IMRF and prorated time-off benefits

If you love interacting with people of all ages, we have a great opportunity for you! We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with excellent communication and customer service skills to join our versatile, cross-trained team at our Rakow Branch facility. The mix of responsibilities of this position includes an emphasis on planning and presenting creative children and family programs, providing basic readers’ advisory and reference assistance to children, teens and adults, and assisting customers with computer applications, eReaders and other mobile devices. The successful individual in this position will be an energetic team player who makes customers feel at home.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience working with children in group settings.
  • Knowledge and experience with basic computer and mobile device applications.
  • Previous library and customer service experience preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish skills a plus.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018
Application Note: Please submit an Employment Application, cover letter, and resume to:
Gail Borden Public Library,
C/o Human Resources,
270 N. Grove Avenue,
Elgin, IL 60120
or e-mail to
Applications are available in the Administration Office, Customer Service Desk, and Rakow Branch.
Application Contact: Linda Niemisto
Apply To: 

Gail Borden Public Library (main branch)
270 N. Grove Ave.,
Elgin IL 60120

Phone: 847-742-2411
Fax: 847-742-0485

Messenger Public Library: Circulation User Services Dept Assistant

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Employer/Library: Messenger Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
City, County: North Aurora, Kane County
Position: Circulation User Services Dept Assistant
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 20/ week; Part Time/Non-Exempt. The Messenger Library is an EEO employer.
Salary: $10.40

Benefits: Following one year of work employee is eligible for a prorated 56 hours of paid time off. This is an IMRF (Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund) pension position.

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Circulation Services Department Head performs a variety of tasks related to the circulation of materials.

Understands and enforces the library policies and procedures while safeguarding confidential and restricted information

  • Shelving of Library Materials (this position will be primarily shelving materials)
  • Checks library materials in and out.
  • Collects fines and fees and makes change.
  • Processes holds on materials.
  • Checks shelves for overdue material.
  • Empties book drop as required.
  • Registers new library patron card accounts
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications and Educational Requirements:

High School Diploma and or GED equivalence. Customer service oriented and work experience and team player. Applicants must have very flexible availability and will be required to work daytimes /evenings and weekends to meet Library patron service needs. Computer adaptability and knowledge.

Preferred Candidates:

H.S. diploma / some college courses and / or Library Technical Assistant Certification (LTA) and prior public library work experience.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note: Email the following: 1) Cover Letter 2) Resume and 3) Three work references to:
Mary Malach, Head of Circulation Services:
Apply To:

Messenger Public Library

113 Oak St.


Phone: 6308960240
Fax: 630896454

Wheaton Public Library: Teen Services Associate II

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Employer/Library: Wheaton Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: DuPage
Position: Teen Services Associate II
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 19 Hours/Week, consisting primarily of evening hours and weekend rotation.
Salary: $15.58/Hour

Wheaton Public Library is looking for an energetic, creative and fun person to join the Teen Services Department. This position assists the Teen Services Department Head with the promotion, process and management of the Teen Service’s Department. Primary responsibilities include assisting patrons at the teen services desk, readers’ advisory and reference services, displays, and assisting with programs.

This is a 19 hour a week position and does not include benefits.


Education, training, and/or relevant experience equivalent to the completion of a bachelor’s degree.

LTA desired.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Contact: Submit a resume & cover letter to:
Joyce Ken
Business/HR Manager
Apply To: 
Wheaton Public Library

225 N Cross St

Wheaton IL 60187

Phone: 630-668-1374

Park Ridge Public Library: Volunteer Coordinator, LA III, Reader Services Dept

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Employer/Library: Park Ridge Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: Cook
Position: Volunteer Coordinator, LA III, Reader Services Dept
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: HOURS: Part time, 20 hours per week. At least two weekday afternoons, one evening, and some weekends.
Salary: SALARY: $18.70 per hour plus Paid Time Off (PTO) and IMRF retirement benefits.

The Park Ridge Public Library seeks a personable, highly organized individual who is able to provide quality customer service, recruit and oversee a large and diverse group of volunteers, and interact positively with people of all ages and temperaments.

DUTIES include coordinating Library-wide volunteer program; assisting patrons at the Reader Services desk; providing readers’ advisory service; and helping with department projects.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree. Volunteer coordination background and library experience is preferred. Candidate must have familiarity with adult fiction, music, and movies; ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and deadlines; and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills. Knowledge of computers and technology is desired.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Friday, June 1, 2018
Application Note:

Applications accepted until June 1, 2018. Applicants must submit a completed City of Park Ridge Application for Employment (required for consideration), cover letter, and resume to the person noted below. Job description and City of Park Ridge Job Application are available from the Reference Department Service Desk, the Business Office, or online at under “Get Involved”. E.O.E.

Application Contact: Laura Scott, Reader Services Manager
Apply To:

Park Ridge Public Library

20 S. Prospect Avenue , Reader Services Manager

Park Ridge IL 60068

Fax: (847) 825-0001

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