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Employment Opportunites

Circulation Assistant

We’re looking for team members who enjoy public service, are familiar with technology, and will provide excellent customer service to all patrons of the library.  The position requires a high school diploma and a minimum of two years in a public service position. Day, evening and weekend hours required. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please direct questions about the Circulation Assistant position to Debbie Griggs, Assistant Director (815) 467-1600.


Circulation assistants are expected to:

  • Greet and direct library patrons
  • Check library materials in and out
  • Assist patrons with computers, copiers, and other equipment
  • Communicate library policies and procedures accurately and courteously
  • Issue library cards and maintain patron accounts
  • Perform light clerical work
  • Answer patron inquiries, and
  • Other related tasks

Youth Services Assistant

Under the supervision of the Youth Services Manager, the assistant is responsible for a variety of tasks that focus on daily operations within the Youth Services Department, including the planning, preparation and facilitation of youth programming, providing patrons with both reader’s advisory and assistance in utilizing library services and participation in inter-department collaboration for library events and community outreach.

This position requires day, evening and weekend hours. Applications will be accepted until Friday, August 19th. Position requires a high school diploma, two years previous experience with children, library experience preferred. Please direct questions about this position to Amber Maxwell, Youth Services Manager at amberm@trpld.org or (815) 467-6200 x308.


    Youth Services Clerk

    The Youth Services Clerk performs duties related to circulating library materials and assisting Youth Services staff with a variety of tasks.

    The position requires a high school diploma and a minimum of two years in a public contact position and two years experience with children. Day, evening and weekend hours required. Applications will be accepted until Friday, August 19th. 

    Please direct questions about the position to Amber Maxwell, Youth Services Librarian at (815) 467-6200 x308 or amberm@trpld.org.  



      Adult Services Manager

      The Three Rivers Public Library District is now accepting applications for the position of Adult Services Manager. The ideal candidate will be flexible, approachable, a self-starter with exceptional customer services skills, able to work independently and as part of a team, with a strong commitment to customer service.

      Under administration of the Executive Director, this position is responsible for operation of the Adult Services Department. Duties include: collection development for adults; planning and implementing reader’s services and programs for adults; instructing patrons in library online and eResouces; creating and implementing departmental goals; representing the library at the system level.

      Essential skills include: knowledge of Reference and Readers Advisory practices, procedures and technologies; knowledge and skill in use of online and electronic resources; knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and any other applicable software; ability to conduct patron interviews; ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally and the ability to bend, stoop, lift and carry items up to twenty pounds. This is a full-time non-exempt position requiring day, evening and weekend hours.

      Position requires: ALA-accredited MLS required with one year library experience; three years experience in a public contact position; day, evening and weekend hours; access to transportation.  Starting salary is $23.00 DOQ, plus benefits.

      Please direct questions about this position to Lauren Offerman, Executive Director, at laureno@trpld.org or (815) 467-6200 x5.