Date:  September 24, 2018

Position Available:  Library Associate - Substitute

Application Deadline:  Continuous recruitment.

Job Description:

The La Grange Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, customer-focused individual to substitute in our Children’s Services, Adult & Teen Services, and Member Services departments on an as-needed basis. This position provides responsive and friendly customer service while covering the public service desks, assisting patrons with reference and reader’s advisory, check out, account questions, and instructing patrons on the use of equipment, software, and databases.  

As a substitute employee, schedule flexibility will be required – specifically the ability to accept shifts during the weekday, evening or on the weekend is needed. However, we are looking for substitutes for all shifts, so please apply even if your availability is limited.

The La Grange Public Library serves a community of 15,550 in the suburban Chicago community of La Grange, Illinois. The library’s mission is to provide the community the inspiration and the means to learn, explore, and connect throughout their lives.

Hours: will vary throughout the year depending on Library needs, including some evenings and weekends


While we’d love it if you have some library experience, the most critical qualifications are a love of providing exceptional customer service to diverse patrons of all ages, enjoyment of learning new skills, ability to adapt to the continually changing library environment, and familiarity with consumer technology such as common computer software and mobile devices.

Salary: $13-15 per hour DOQ.

Contact Information:

To apply, please send a resume and LGPL application form to:

Charity Gallardo

Executive Director