Jobs at the library

When available, current library job openings will be listed in the paragraph(s) below along with a link to the full job description and job application. Unsolicited applications and/or resumes will not be kept on file.

Download and print a DPPL job application and then submit one of the following ways:

  1. Mail:  Carol Kidd, Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood St., Des Plaines IL 60016
  2. Scan and email:  
  3. Fax:  847-827-4161

The Des Plaines Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Preschool Outreach Intern

This internship has proven to be a great start for those interested in LIS, Early Childhood, or other related fields. You will experience working with preschool-age children, performing storytimes, and playing a pivotal role in a library’s outreach team. The successful candidate will perform exciting storytimes for children ages 2-5 at their preschool, and encourage the children to visit the library. The intern will also facilitate a book borrowing program through the school.

This internship runs September 25 – November 17, 2017, for 8 weeks, 22.5 hrs/week, Monday-Friday, 9:15 a.m.–2:15 p.m. with a half-hour unpaid lunch break. The eight-week internship includes one week of training.

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