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The Downers Grove Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Part-Time Shelver (3 available)

Are you passionate about providing excellent customer service to the community? Are you enthusiastic about working with a friendly and collaborative staff? Do you embrace advances in technology? If so, come join our team.

Downers Grove Public Library is seeking a friendly, enthusiastic shelver for our customer centric Circulation team. Shelvers monitor the automatic materials sorter, shelve materials, and keep materials in order. In addition, shelvers help support the department by performing closing procedures and other tasks as needed. We are looking for candidates who have the ability to:

  • file alphabetically and numerically accurately
  • do detail work accurately
  • prioritize and multitask in a detailed environment
  • walk and stand for extended periods
  • lift materials and push carts loaded with books•adapt well to technological changes

This position is a year-round, part-time position averaging 16 hours per week. The hours for the position are:

  • Position A: Mondays 5-9:15 p.m.; Thursdays 1-5 p.m.; Fridays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., and includes Saturday and Sunday rotation of four-hour shifts.
  • Position B: Mondays 9 a.m - 1 p.m.; Tuesdays 1-5 p.m.; Fridays 5 - 9:15 p.m., and includes Saturday and Sunday rotation of four-hour shifts.
  • Position C: Tuesdays 5-9:15 pm; Wednesdays 5-9:15 pm; Thursdays 9:00 am-1:00 pm; and includes Saturday and Sunday rotation of four-hour shifts.
     

The salary is $11.00 per hour. Anyone interested in this position should submit an application to Kitty Hoos, Circulation Services Supervisor, khoos@dglibrary.org. Applications are open until the position is filled.

 

Part-Time Circulation Clerk (3 available)

Are you passionate about providing excellent customer service to the community? Are you enthusiastic about working with a friendly and collaborative staff? Do you embrace advances in technology? If so, come join our team.

Downers Grove Public Library is seeking a friendly, enthusiastic Circulation Clerk for our customer centric Circulation team. We are looking for candidates who:

  • have a friendly personality and provide great customer service
  • are able to communicate well to customers and staff
  • prioritize, multitask, and perform accurately in a detailed environment
  • are able to physically move heavy materials•are proactive in problem solving
  • enthusiastically adapt to technological changesThis year-round part-time position averages 16 hours per week.

The salary is $13.60 per hour. Hours for this position are:

  • Position A: Tuesdays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Thursdays 9 a.m. -1 p.m.; Fridays 5 - 9:15 p.m. and includes Saturday and Sunday rotations of four-hour shifts.
  • Position B: Tuesdays 5-9:15 p.m.; Wednesdays 1-5 p.m.; Fridays 9 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and includes Saturday and Sunday rotations of four-hour shifts.
  • Position C: Mondays 5-9:15 pm; Wednesdays 9:00 am-1:00 pm; Thursdays 1-5 pm, and includes Saturday and Sunday rotations of four-hour shifts.

Email application to Kathy Moran, Circulation Services Supervisor, kmoran@dglibrary.org. Applications are open until position is filled.

 

The Downers Grove Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating and supporting an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce and sustaining an environment that is welcoming to all.


Directory Submission: Local Tutor

Are you a local tutor that can help students? Click here to submit information to be included in the library's database of local tutors. The information collected will be shared with the Downers Grove community of students. By adding your information to this list, the Downers Grove Public Library does not endorse or sponsor any specific tutor or business. Our directory is a tool for students and caregivers to use at their own discretion. All communication, fee negotiation, scheduling, background verification, etc. must occur between tutor and client. Tutors will be listed in alphabetical order by last name. Tutors must be 18+.


Volunteer Opportunities

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Other volunteer opportunities in the community can be found at partner organizations.