Jobs at the Mount Prospect Public Library

We’re in Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces 2019!

For the seventh year in a row, the Mount Prospect Public Library has been recognized as a 2019 Chicago Tribune Top Workplace. It is an honor to be placed in this category, especially since our employees were the judges. The Top Workplaces program is completely based upon employee surveys. At the Mount Prospect Public Library our staff care about our community and our patrons, but recognition like this demonstrates that our staff also care about each other, being collaborative, and providing excellent service to all. Consider joining our team here at the Mount Prospect Public Library!

About the application process

Applications are available at the Registration Desk. You may also download a printable/fillable PDF application here. Please submit applications to Human Resources. Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson Street, Mount Prospect, IL 60056 or e-mail resume and cover letter to

Employment is contingent on background check.

Acquisitions Assistant – Collection and Bibliographic Services Department

This part-time position reports to the Acquisitions Supervisor, and performs tasks such as purchasing and receiving materials, entering on order records, creating purchase orders, data entry and searching, deliveries, filing, copying and scanning; entering and verifying invoices and submitting claims when needed. Responsible for specific acquisitions tasks, e.g., reference standing orders. Bachelor’s degree required. Attention to detail is a critical skill for this position. Excel proficiency required. SirsiDynix Horizon experience a plus. Bilingual a plus. IMRF benefits. Pay $17 per hour

Tue: 8:30am – 2:00pm (5.5hrs)
Wed: 8:00am – 2:00pm (6hrs)
Thu: 8:30am – 2:00pm (5.5hrs)
Fri: 8:00am – 2:00pm (6hrs)

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Janitor – Building Services Department

Part-time Janitor position available. The janitor position is responsible for the general cleaning and upkeep of the Library building and property inside and outside. It also involves meeting room setup and assisting with building security. Job requires the ability to perform medium to heavy work. High school diploma or GED. Some previous commercial janitorial experience a plus. Evening and weekend hours. $13.38 per hour.


Sundays 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesdays 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
every other Saturday Noon to 6:00 PM

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