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Park Ridge Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
12-18 hours/week
$11 per hour

Candidates must have a positive attitude and work well in a team environment.


  • Shelving books, CDs, DVDs and other materials
  • Sorting, straightening and shifting books
  • Filing holds
  • Pulling items from shelves
  • Directing patrons to the appropriate department
  • Other duties as assigned by the department, such as special projects


  • Ability to stand, walk or stoop for long periods
  • Understanding of the Dewey Decimal System
  • Ability to push/pull a loaded book cart in excess of 75 pounds
  • Must work accurately and independently
  • Commitment to teamwork and ability to interact pleasantly with staff/patrons
  • Must be at least 16 years of age; high school diploma or equivalent required

Please indicate which schedule you are interested in:

  • Schedule A: Approximately 18 hours/week: Mon-Thur. (10-1:30 p.m.); two Saturdays a month (9-4:30 p.m.)
  • Schedule B: Approximately 14 hours/week: Mondays (4:30-9 p.m.); Tuesdays (5-9 p.m.), two Saturdays a month (9-4:30 p.m.) and one Sunday a month (12-5).
  • Schedule C: Approximately 12 hours/week: Mondays (4:30-9 p.m.); every Saturday (9-4:30 p.m.)
  • Must be flexible

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Completed Park Ridge Job Application required for consideration. Send a completed Application to: Matthew Hoffman, Patron Services Assistant Manager,

Park Ridge Public Library, 20 S. Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge IL 60068, Fax: (847) 825-0001, Email:

Job description and application available from the Library Business Office or online at under "Get Involved/ Employment".

Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Contact:
Apply To: 
Park Ridge Public Library
PARK RIDGE , IL 60068 42° 0' 38.4516" N, 87° 49' 49.8072" W