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 Building Services Assistant

Responsible for daily housekeeping, routine building maintenance. 

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Part-time Page II/Shelver

Are you an organized, detail-oriented person who wants everything put in its proper place? Can you work as part of a team to accurately and efficiently inspect, sort, arrange, move, lift, and put away a variety of library materials? Would you enjoy training new pages/shelvers and being responsible for directing and reporting on their work? If you answered yes, we invite you to apply for our year-round position in a fast-paced service oriented organization.

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