KidSpace Desk & Program


Gail Borden Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
15 hours per week; must be flexible to work a varied schedule including late afternoons, evenings, and weekends.
12.00 per hour

The Main Library location has a part-time Page position available in the KidSpace Department. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual, who loves working with children, to support our fast-paced, energy-driven, kid-friendly department. The mix of duties includes, but is not limited to:

  • Assisting with staff activities at the Youth Center Help Desk
  • Assisting at children's programs with tasks such as modeling story-time behaviors, monitoring the crowd, basic puppetry, or other tasks
  • Assisting children and caregivers with Youth Center computers
  • Supporting the department with many behind-the-scenes tasks
  • Retrieving materials as requested


  • Minimum age requirement - 16 years of age
  • Must have knowledge and skills in using basic computer applications including internet searches and word processing programs
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Desire and ability to work with children
  • Spanish language skills are a plus

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Please review the full job description and consider joining our team! Click here to download the Employment Application and save as a pdf file. Submit the Application, a cover letter, and resume to

Application Contact: 
Human Resources
Apply To: 
Gail Borden Public Library
270 N. Grove Avenue
Elgin , IL 60120
Phone: 847-429-4598
Fax: 847-742-0485
42° 2' 33.2664" N, 88° 17' 17.0952" W