Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Average 16 hours/week; Occasional weekend hours

The Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District in Hampshire, IL is looking for two creative, enthusiastic and organized individuals to provide excellent customer service to our patrons and collaborate with our talented staff.

Two-Week Schedule:

Associate 1: Mondays 2-8 PM, Wednesdays 9 AM – 3 PM, one Friday 9 AM – 5 PM

Associate 2: Tuesdays 9 AM – 3 PM, Thursdays 2-8 PM, one Friday 9 AM – 5 PM

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, develop and coordinate educational and recreational programs.
  • Process Interlibrary Loan requests.
  • Copy catalog new materials.
  • Work at front service desk, providing reference and reader's advisory.
  • Assist in the use of technology such as computers, e-readers, smart phones, tablets, printer, copier.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to conduct a successful reference interview.
  • Knowledge of technology, including computers, software, and e-readers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all ages.
  • A team player who contributes to a positive work environment.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and procedures; easily adaptable to change.
  • Some college – Associates Degree or LTA Certificate preferred.

Recent retirees and students studying in Library Science, Social Work and Education are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Print, complete and submit the EJMPLD application here along with a cover letter and resume to: Angel Flores, Adult & Teen Services Manager, PO Box 429, Hampshire, IL 60140 or email to with subject line: PT Ref & ILL Associate. No Phone calls, please.

Application Contact: 
Mx. Angel Flores
Apply To: 
Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District
109 S. State Street PO Box 429
Hampshire , IL 60140
Phone: 847-683-4490
Fax: 847-683-4493
42° 5' 55.8708" N, 88° 31' 46.9776" W