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Employment Opportunities

We are searching for dynamic and conscientious people to add to our team!

EPL is committed to being an accessible and inclusive work place that recognizes the importance of equity and diversity. Please let us know if accommodations are needed.

Elmhurst Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.


Library Assistant (Part-Time)

The Elmhurst Public Library is seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and team-oriented Library Assistant to join our Kids’ Library. This staff member’s primary duties will include working closely with our Early Childhood Services Librarian on preschool outreach initiatives, providing patrons with reference and readers’ advisory assistance at the Kids’ service desk, assisting patrons in selecting and using technology resources, planning, and presenting educational and recreational programming for children aged birth through 8th grade, and will include managing some areas of the collection. In addition to departmental responsibilities, this staff member will have the chance to participate in professional development opportunities. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, forward-thinking, efficient, organized, and able to provide excellent customer service. See the job description for more information.

SALARY: $17.07 per hour

HOURS: Monday, 3-9 pm; Tuesday, 9 am-3 pm; Thursday, 9 am – 1 pm; Weekend shift (Saturday & Sunday) on a 5 weeks rotation.

Open until filled.  Apply   Please Include in one merged PDF file a cover letter, resume, and three references (name, professional relation, email address).

Business Engagement Coordinator (Full-Time)

The Adult Services team at Elmhurst Public Library seeks a resourceful, outgoing professional to join our creative, dynamic department as the Business Engagement Coordinator.  The right candidate will be committed to delivering meaningful programming and services to patrons, especially business owners and consumers, and eager to reach out into the community to build relationships that support local businesses and the Library.  This teammate is also responsible for providing exemplary reference and advisory services, managing collections, facilitating access to materials and services, and collaborating with colleagues to ensure that the Library is a welcoming place for everyone.  See the job description for more information.

SALARY: $54,000 – $56,000 annually based on qualifications and experience.

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week including regular nights and weekends on rotation.

BENEFITS: Enrollment in IMRF (Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund), excellent medical insurance (including coverage options for spouse or family), 8 weeks of paid parental leave, 4 personal days, 12 sick days, 7 paid holidays,  and 4 weeks of vacation per year. Plus optional 457 deferred retirement plan.

Open until filled.  Apply     Please Include in one merged PDF file a cover letter, resume, and three references (name, professional relation, email address).


Employment information for Brewpoint Coffee is available on their main website.

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in making a difference in your community or logging service hours? Learn more about volunteering at EPL.

Prepare to be Amazed

Our Strategic Plan, which includes our Mission, Vision, and Values statements, captures who we are and what we do at the Library. Our Culture Statement outlines EPL’s expectations and aspirations for team members.





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