Jobs at the library

When available, current library job openings will be listed in the section(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.

The Des Plaines Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Patron Accounts Assistant

Are you a team player with excellent customer service skills?  Do you love helping people and doing something different every day? The Des Plaines Public Library is seeking a friendly and gracious candidate for our Part-Time Patron Accounts Assistant opening! You will work in a fast-paced, public-facing team environment at the Customer Service desk.You will assist customers with their library accounts and materials, help register them for cards and programs, and teach them to use library equipment. Computer literacy is a must!

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Seasonal Preschool Outreach Intern

This internship has proven to be a great start for those interested in library science, early childhood, or other related fields.  Let us turn you into a storytime pro! We are looking for two interns to perform storytimes and play a pivotal role in the library’s outreach team, working with preschool-aged children at our local early learning center.  The successful candidates will also facilitate a book-borrowing program through the school.

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Part-time Creative Services Production Clerk

If you are looking for a fun, creative job, join us at the Des Plaines Public Library. Forget what you think you know about libraries. DPPL has a progressive attitude when it comes to design and we are looking for a key member to round out our in-house Creative Services team.

We are seeking an organized, detail-oriented and energetic team-member to fulfill a vital role, serving as the final checkpoint in our department’s creative design process. They will work collaboratively with the graphic designer and creative services coordinator to produce and place marketing materials and messages in the library and online.

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