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? Are you a team player?  If so, we have the job for you!

This 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.

Learn more

Part-time Monitor

Duties include maintaining the safety and security of the building and responding to patron problems and emergencies.

Learn more