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 Page/Shelver

Are you an organized, adaptable, detail-oriented person who wants everything put in its proper place and can quickly spot what is out of place? As a team player, our entry-level part-time position requires you to accurately and efficiently sort, inspect, arrange, move, lift, put away and search for a variety of library materials. This is a year-round position in a fast-paced, constantly changing service oriented organization.

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