Kids & Teen Services Assistant


Elmwood Park Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Average 14-16 hours a week Monday 9:00am-3:00pm Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm Rotating Fridays (1:00-6:00pm) and Saturdays (11:00am-4:00pm) Other hours as needed

The Kids & Teen Services department is seeking a creative, friendly, customer-service oriented person to join this busy and active department. You will have an opportunity to provide programming for baby/toddler story time to supplement our already strong offerings as well as working the public service desk, handling our social media and other duties as assigned.

Requirements: The perfect candidate for this job is enthusiastic, out-going, and genuinely enjoys working with kids and teens. Knowledge of kids/teen literature and pop culture required. Must be comfortable and competent working in a team environment. Commitment to providing friendly and skilled customer service. MLIS preferred, but those in college or library school highly considered as well. Bi-lingual (Spanish or Polish) preferred.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Please send resume and cover letter to Kim Viita (, Head of Kids & Teen Services. No phone calls please. The library is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Contact: 
Kim Viita
Apply To: 
Elmwood Park Public Library
1 W. Conti Parkway
Elmwood Park , IL 60707 41° 55' 34.2444" N, 87° 49' 2.7768" W