Jobs & Volunteering

The South Holland Public Library is a vital part of a thriving community focused on faith, family and future. The Library boasts a workforce that embodies high ethical standards and responsiveness, with a relentless pursuit of greatness. Individuals joining our workforce are those with a commitment to integrity, professionalism, self-discipline, respect, and a servant’s heart. We strive for excellence in our work and value the diversity in our skills, beliefs and aspirations.

Want to work at the South Holland Library?
Take a look at our open positions:

Technical Services Clerk I – Part-Time, 18 hours per week

The South Holland Public Library is seeking a positive, hardworking, independent, organized, detail-oriented individual to join our Technical Services Department. Work is performed primarily in a workstation environment requiring extensive periods of sitting, using a computer keyboard and reading a computer monitor. Daily responsibilities will fluctuate depending on workflow.
South Holland Public Library serves a multi-ethnic community with a Village-wide mission of “Faith, Family, Future.”


  • Processes all fiction book materials for the Adult and Young Adult collections.
  • Processes all book materials for the Youth collection.
  • Searches for MARC records and enters items into the SWAN database.
  • Processes new materials for shelf readiness, protection and circulation.
  • Repairs or switches out worn or damaged library book materials.

Necessary Knowledge

  • Learn computerized technical services procedures and data entry.
  • Type 40 words per minute.
  • Pay close attention to detail.


  • High School diploma required.
  • Able to reach, bend, stoop, lift, and carry books, boxes and equipment as needed.
  • Reads, writes legibly and speaks articulately, and understands English at a 12th grade level.
  • Access to transportation for performing job responsibilities is required.
  • Previous library experience and/or course work preferred.

Salary: Starting at $9.98/hour

All applicants are subject to a background check and drug screening.

Applications are available at the library and below and will be accepted through July 7, 2017.

To apply, please submit a completed Employment Application:
By E-Mail:
By Fax: (708) 331-6557
By Mail or Drop-Off: South Holland Public Library, 16250 Wausau Avenue, South Holland, IL 60473

Employment Application

Interested in Volunteering at the South Holland Library?

Volunteer Policy
Volunteer Application