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Posted: June 29th, 2016

Join the St. Charles Public Library Board of Trustees, the Library Staff, and the St. Charles community as its new Library Director positioning the Library towards new levels of exceptional library services and programs. The successful candidate will be both a positive and practical visionary with a willingness to take challenges and explore efficiencies in new service models and library spaces. The St. Charles Public Library is poised to begin a new strategic plan continuing its community collaboration to create a welcoming, warm environment for all St. Charles citizens. Key opportunities include a potential redesign and expansion of the Library, enhancing the Director/Board relationship; coaching and mentoring a committed, excellent Library staff; and designing and executing leading edge technologies for library services. Governed by an elected seven-member Board, the Library serves 55,000 residents (53% carry library cards) with an annual budget of $7.8 million, an annual circulation of 1.4 million items, and 120 dedicated staff. Additional support comes from the Friends of St. Charles Public Library, the St. Charles Library Foundation, and an active volunteer program.

Posted: June 21st, 2016

Under the direction of the Adult/Young Adult Services Coordinator, uses professional reference research and reader’s advisory skills, often involving multiple computer databases and electronic resources, to provide information to the public; demonstrates initiative and creativity and exercises independent judgment in the application of a variety of established policies and procedures; maintains patron confidentiality; evaluates and selects materials for collection development within a budget; creates and conducts programming, instructional classes and outreach for both the public and staff; writes grants, policies, bibliographies, reviews and web blogs; provides skilled, efficient and courteous service to the public.

Posted: June 21st, 2016

Job Summary:  The Circulation Clerk I performs a variety of routine and complex tasks; provides library materials and services to library users.

Posted: June 15th, 2016

The Sorter is a part-time position. The primary role of the Sorter is to assist in the daily sorting of books and other library materials transported by IHLS courier drivers. Other responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of the delivery tubs and bags, shelving IHLS books, delivering library materials to IHLS staff, and performing other clerical duties.

Posted: June 15th, 2016

The Riverton Village Library is currently seeking a Library Director to oversee day-to-day and long-term library operations.  

Posted: June 15th, 2016

Position Available: Librarian at Newman Regional Library District. Approx. 30 hrs/wk.; is seeking a creative and dynamic leader who will work closely with the Library Board, staff and community. The successful candidate will represent the Library within the community, develop collections, plan programs, manage volunteers and staff, and provide strong financial skills to manage the budget. Send resume and cover letter to 108 W. Yates, Newman, IL 61942 or email to with Librarian Position in the subject.

Posted: June 9th, 2016

Courier Drivers are a critical component to the provision of customer service. These positions sort and deliver books and other library materials to and from member libraries. Courier Driver services are provided Mondays through Fridays.

Posted: June 2nd, 2016

The Argenta-Oreana Public Library District seeks a friendly, positive, enthusiastic, tech-savvy, customer-oriented individual to fill a permanent part-time position at our library.

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Posted: June 2nd, 2016

Lincoln Park Zoo seeks a summer intern to assist in the creation of a new, shared digital library to house information on key zoo initiatives. The ideal candidate for this position is a student pursuing a graduate degree in Library and Information Science, and is proficient in Microsoft SharePoint.

Posted: May 26th, 2016

The Arthur Public Library District is accepting applications for an Assistant Library Director position.  This position will assist the Director in all aspects of library administration including, but not limited to, assisting patrons with accessing information and the use of technology, increasing the public’s awareness about what a community library has to offer, and performing routine tasks necessary to keep the library operating efficiently and effectively.

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