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Galesburg Public Library

The Galesburg Public Library Board of Trustees seeks a creative and dedicated leader to serve as Director.

Posted: April 22nd, 2019
Maryville Community Library

Maryville Community Library is seeking candidates for a full time library associate position. The individual appointed to this position will perform all duties associated with an automated circulation system, including preparing statistical reports, material processing, bar coding, assisting patrons with library services, assisting with library programs, and other projects as assigned.

Posted: April 22nd, 2019
O'Fallon Public Library

The O’Fallon Public Library seeks a friendly, positive, enthusiastic, customer-oriented individual to fill a part-time position in our busy Circulation Department. 

Posted: April 15th, 2019
Glen Carbon Centennial Library District

Youth Services Assistant (30 hour) position


Please send applications to Christine Gerrish, Director

In addition to Circulation/Reference duties, the Youth Services (YS) assistant is required to perform the following duties.

Story time – develop timely themes of interest to children. Research and select themes 3 months in advance for timely inclusion in the Village Communicator, Library Newsletter, and newspaper submissions. .

Posted: April 8th, 2019
Glen Carbon Centennial Library District

Participates in all functions of the Circulation Desk, including issuing library cards, orienting patrons to the library, promoting library programs and services, providing recommendations and reference services, answering telephone inquiries, assisting patrons on library computers, training patrons on use of digital resources and equipment, updating the library website, creating displays and signage, and processing and repairing library materials.

Posted: April 8th, 2019
Des Plaines Public Library (Chicago Area)

The Des Plaines Public Library in Des Plaines, Illinois (suburban Chicago) is looking for its next great Executive Director. This opportunity is open due to the retirement of the previous Executive Director.
This is a beautiful library known for its outstanding art collection, the generous and welcoming spirit of its staff, and its focus on serving all members of its diverse community. DPPL is conveniently located in downtown Des Plaines, where it enthusiastically embraces its role as an advocate, catalyst, and gathering place for the community.

Posted: April 3rd, 2019
Mississippi Valley Library District

Provides support to the circulation desk personnel by performing various clerical tasks to assist in the delivery of public service.

Posted: April 3rd, 2019
DePaul University

Come join us at DePaul University! We are currently seeking a new addition to our Technical Services team to fill the position of Acquisitions & Serials Assistant.  Under the direct supervision of the Acquisitions & E-Resources Librarian, the Acquisitions & Serials Assistant is responsible for resolving continuing resource subscription and claiming problems, providing copy cataloging and bibliographic and holding updates to records, and the binding of library materials in all formats.

Posted: March 28th, 2019
Columbia Public Library

The Columbia Public Library is looking for a Circulation Clerk, 12-19 hours a week, mostly daytime with an occasional Saturday. They will also be on call for some evening hours as needed. 

We are looking for someone able to provide friendly high-quality customer service, along with the ability to quickly learn new technology. The circulation clerk will be completing check-ins/check-outs in the online database, shelving, assisting patrons with public computers and printing, answering reference questions, and completing projects assigned by supervisors.

Posted: March 28th, 2019
Champaign Public Library

Love vibrant and busy libraries? Enjoy helping the community while you work?

We're seeking a friendly and detail-oriented part time janitor to join the Champaign Public Library’s Maintenance Team. As a janitor, your work will include maintaining a beautiful library and setting up meeting rooms for library customers. If you are excited to join staff who are passionate about providing a state of the art facility and excellent service, we’re looking for you!

Posted: March 28th, 2019
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