Part-time Summer Reading Club 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 preschools, and encourage the children to visit the library. Away at school but returning to the Chicagoland area for the summer? Consider this a great summer work opportunity.

Minimum qualifications

Applicants must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and be comfortable driving a minivan.


This internship begins Monday, June 5 and continues until Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. each week (excepting Tuesday, July 4th holiday).


$14.00/hour, plus reimbursement for mileage as necessary.

Apply by 5:00 pm on March 31, 2017

Please include the following documents with your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Resumé

Download the application to print, complete and submit one of the following ways:

Mail To:
Carol Kidd
Des Plaines Public Library
1501 Ellinwood Street
Des Plaines, IL 60016

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