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 Youth Services Assistant

The Des Plaines Public Library is looking for an energetic Youth Services Assistant practiced in public service to work 15 hours per week in a busy, dynamic, and diverse environment.  The primary duties of this position are: staffing the Youth Services public desk to provide reference and readers’ advisory services, planning and executing our well-attended Family Storytime program, some areas of collection development, committee participation in our Summer and Winter Reading Clubs, and other duties as assigned.

Polish and/or Spanish language skills are definitely a plus, but please be sure to indicate any additional languages.

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