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.

Part-time Circulation Services Clerk

Looking for a fast-paced job where you can multi-task? Does attention to detail and using a computer appeal to you? If your answer is yes, then we’ve got the job for you.

We are seeking a part-time clerk with basic computer skills, excellent organizational skills and the ability to work in a team setting. You will be responsible for answering and routing calls through the library’s switchboard, checking in materials, locating and processing items on hold, and sorting and preparing library materials for delivery which entails lifting, moving and packing.

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