Job Opportunities at New Lenox Library

Library Page

Part time. Approximately 12 hours per week. May include some evenings and Saturdays. $9.25/hr

The New Lenox Library is seeking a friendly, detail-oriented person for a page position in our circulation department. A high school diploma or current enrollment in high school is required. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Average work week is 12 hours which may include some evenings and some weekends. Salary starts at $9.25 an hour. Benefits include paid vacation, and paid holidays.

Contact: Cari Shelton, Assistant Circulation Manger

Adult Services Substitute

Part time, as needed basis, not to exceed 12 hours per week. Must be available days, nights, and Saturdays. $15.00/hour

The New Lenox Public Library is seeking a candidate with strong public service skills to serve as substitute staffing at our Adult Services desk. This candidate will be expected to provide general help that will include answering reference questions and instructing patrons in the use of electronic and print resources.


  • Proficient using a computer, including general troubleshooting knowledge
  • Communicates well with both patrons and staff
  • Knowledge of library practices preferred
  • Provides excellent customer service while assisting patrons who visit the Adult and Teen Services department

Application Deadline: Monday, July 31, 2017

Please send resume to Amy Hollis, Head of Adult Services,

Youth Services Reference Assistant

Full time (35 hours per week).

The New Lenox Public Library’s Youth Services Department is seeking a Youth Services References Assistant with a projected start date of mid August.

Candidates for this position will be expected to provide a range of children’s services, including planning and presenting children’s programs, staffing the Youth Services reference desks, conducting school visits and implementing a variety of other Youth Services related tasks and services. The ideal candidate will be an organized, energetic and creative person who enjoys working with both children and adults. The candidate will also be a service oriented team player with a good sense of humor.

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, LTA, or equivalent experience. Previous experience working with children. Must be comfortable using and assisting with current technologies. An ability to work various hours, including days, evenings and weekends.

Salary: $16.00/hour

Please send resume to Dana Russell, Head of Youth Services, New Lenox Public Library District, 120 Veterans Parkway, New Lenox, IL 60451 or email at

(815) 485-2605 ext. 137

Employment Application (PDF)