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Elmhurst Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic. The Library complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Persons needing accommodations in the application or interview process should notify the HR Manager. Nothing in this site constitutes a promise or offer of employment.

LIBRARY ASSISTANT – Kids’ Library (Part-Time)

The Elmhurst Public Library is seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and team-oriented Library Assistant to join our engaging and energetic Kids’ Library.  This staff member’s primary duties will include working the Kids’ service desk to provide patrons with reference and readers’ advisory assistance, assisting patrons in selecting and using technology resources, planning and presenting educational and recreational programming for children aged birth through 8th grade, and may 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 and organized, and able to provide excellent customer service.

SALARY:  $15.90 per hour

HOURS:  16 hours per week, consisting of weekday and evening shifts, as well as Saturdays and Sundays on rotation. This is not a seasonal position.

REQUIRED: Cover letter, Resume and 3 References (upload all 3 documents in one file)

DEADLINE: Friday, February 7, 2020


Elmhurst Public Library enriches life in Elmhurst by providing opportunities to connect, create, and explore. Through one-on-one public service interactions and group instruction, Technology Specialists help patrons find information, locate Library materials, access Library services, and use Library and personal technology. Technology Specialists facilitate a friendly learning environment for all patrons to explore technology, the Library and its services. Applicants should show the ability to offer fantastic customer service, an aptitude for teaching engaging classes, a demonstrated interest in technology and expertise with the use of creative software.

SALARY:  $15.90 per hour

HOURS:  16 hours per week, Tues, Wed, Fri and Sat 1-5 pm, Friday nights and weekends on rotation.


About us:
Prepare to be amazed! Elmhurst Public Library enriches life in Elmhurst by providing opportunities to connect, create, and explore. EPL provides the support, resources, and environment for Elmhurst patrons to: pursue a love of reading; access information; explore interests; engage with technology; connect with others; and create and innovate. Elmhurst Public Library is the place for discovery at the heart of the community.