The La Grange Park Library is a welcoming and inclusive community center connecting residents to informational, cultural, and educational resources.
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The La Grange Park Public Library is looking for a part-time (18 hrs/wk) facility maintenance assistant who is responsible for ensuring the library building is safe and well maintained. This position allows for flexible scheduling, however, evening and weekend work may be required.
Qualified candidates should have excellent range of motion, the ability to lift and carry heavy containers (up to 75 pounds) during a work shift, climb ladders and stairs, and a reasonable knowledge of maintenance tasks to successfully change light bulbs, utilize manual tools, power tools, and custodial equipment.
Education requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and 1 year of custodial work experience preferred. The salary for this position starts at $15/hr.
To apply for a job at the La Grange Park Public Library, complete the Employment Application and email it along with a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. You are also invited to fill and submit the Voluntary Applicant Data form.
CHILDREN’S SERVICES ASSISTANT
The La Grange Park Public Library District is seeking an enthusiastic, creative and reliable part-time assistant (18-19/week) for our busy Children’s Services Department. The right candidate will love working with a diverse community of children ages birth through 6th grade and their caregivers in a collaborative environment, with the skills to work effectively independently. We are seeking a confident, hardworking and dedicated individual who possesses extraordinary customer service skills. Evening and weekend work required.
Please send cover letter and resume to Rose Hopkins-LaRocco, Children’s Services Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Priority will be given to applications received by September 3, 2019.
A part-time, non-exempt position, responsible for welcoming patrons in person and via the phone, assisting the public at the circulation desk, and performing clerical duties. Reports to the Circulation Services Director. Evening work will be required, as well as Mondays during the day. The maximum number of hours scheduled per week will be 18, the average number of hours per week will be 16.
Please direct inquiries about the position prior to application to Maureen Sill, Circulation and Technical Services Director via email at email@example.com or telephone, 708-352-0100 extension 142.
Please send cover letter and resume to Maureen Sill, Circulation and Technical Services director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Priority will be given to applications received by September 13, 2019.
Volunteering at the Library is a rewarding and fun experience, and a great way to give back to your community! You will join a dedicated group who volunteer for us regularly. They do everything from organizing materials to delivering books to the homebound. To find out more or to sign up, please call 708-352-0100.
As you plan your charitable giving this year, please consider contributing to the La Grange Park Public Library in any amount. Please see our gifts policy for more information.
The Friends provide financial support to the library through yearly membership dues and book sales. The bookshop sells donated items at modest prices and is staffed entirely by dedicated volunteers. The Friends accept gently used books, magazines, and DVDs, and are glad to offer a donation receipt if requested. Support the Friends when you shop at Amazon.com through this link and the Friends will receive 0.5% of eligible purchases.
To become a Friend, print this application and mail it or bring it in to the bookshop.
Join us for our quarterly Friends meetings from 7-8pm in the second floor conference room. Dates for 2019 are:
February 19th, May 21st, August 20th, November 19th