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Job openings

Chicago Ridge Public Library serves a diverse community of 14,000 in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. Our staff is dedicated to working as a team to provide exceptional customer service to every patron.

Circulation Clerk (part-time)

The Chicago Ridge Public Library is seeking an individual with strong customer service skills to join our team as a part-time circulation clerk. Responsibilities include greeting and directing patrons, checking-in and out library materials, answering and routing telephone calls, collecting fees and maintaining the cash register, issuing and renewing cards, and other duties as assigned.


High School diploma or equivalency with experience in customer service. Friendly and helpful demeanor. Team player. Computer proficiency preferred.


Set schedule averaging 12-16 hours/week including three 4 hour weekday shifts and a Saturday/Sunday weekend shift every four weeks.  Shifts may include mornings 9am-1pm, afternoons 1pm-5pm, and evenings 5pm-9pm.



Paper applications are available at the circulation desk, or download the form here and send it via email to Circulation Lead, Elizabeth Wald (

The Chicago Ridge Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.


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