Algonquin Area Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
10-15 hours/week; primarily evenings and weekends
Salary starts at $12.00, depending on qualifications and experience

The Algonquin Area Public Library seeks an energetic, enthusiastic, physically fit, and detail oriented person to fill our entry level page position. If you enjoy putting books, music, movies, and other items in alphabetical or numerical order, searching for requested or lost items, performing detail-oriented work, and making a difference in the community, then join our team and help to keep our beautiful libraries in perfect running order!

Excellent patron experience is a top priority at the Algonquin Area Public Library and persons in this position help to deliver that experience. Responsibilities for this position include: shelving materials, searching for items in the collection, tidying and straightening, and performing a multitude of other tasks to support the running of both library locations.


  • Ability to successfully demonstrate skill in placing library materials in alphabetical and numerical order
  • Physically able to move carts of materials; stoop, reach, sort, carry, and shelve library materials; and set up tables, chairs, and other items in the Library Meeting Rooms
  • Ability to travel between library sites
  • Successful clearance of a background check

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Please send application and cover letter or resume to Theresa Therens, Administrative Assistant:
∙ Via email at OR
∙ Via U.S. mail at Algonquin Area Public Library, 2600 Harnish Drive, Algonquin, IL 60102

No phone calls, please. The Algonquin Area Public Library District is an equal opportunity, equal access employer.

Application Contact: 
Theresa Therens
Apply To: 
Algonquin Area Public Library District
2600 Harnish Drive
Algonquin , IL 60102
Phone: 8474583133
42° 9' 43.6968" N, 88° 20' 46.212" W