Job and Volunteer Openings

Job Opportunities

Adult & Teen Services Library Assistant

We are looking for a friendly, customer service-oriented individual with outstanding people and communication skills; an interest in or familiarity with adult and teen literature; strong computer skills; and excellent attention to detail to become the newest member of the library’s Adult & Teen Services Department as an Adult & Teen Services Library Assistant.

The Adult & Teen Services Assistant is primarily responsible for providing reference and readers' advisory service to the public; assisting the public in using the library’s digital and print resources; and assisting librarians with collection development, programming, and other duties.

This is a year-round, part-time position. The Library Assistant will be scheduled for afternoons, Fridays, alternating weekends, and some evening hours at an average of twenty hours per week. Hourly pay is from $16.00, depending on qualifications.

Interested candidates should submit a job application, cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Lizzie Matkowski, Adult & Teen Services Manager, lmatkowski@dglibrary.org, by November 27, 2019. Application forms are available at the Circulation Desk and here.

The Downers Grove Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.


Volunteer Opportunities

The library accepts volunteer applications, which are kept on file for six months. There are a limited number of volunteer positions available and when an opening occurs, the applications in the file are checked for appropriate candidates to be interviewed for the position.

You can submit the application two ways: 

  • Download the PDF by right clicking the link and selecting save as. Email the completed form to kvabalaitis@dglibrary.org.
  • Print the form and turn it in to the Administration office. 

Call (630) 960-1200 with questions. 

Here are other volunteer opportunities in the community:

All for Good

Giving DuPage

Literacy DuPage

Volunteer Match