Job Opportunities At The Sycamore Public Library

It is the policy of the Sycamore Public Library to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, age, unfavorable military discharge (for non-fiduciary positions), genetic information or any other protected status based on local, state or federal law. We will provide reasonable accommodations to allow you to participate in the application process (i.e., accommodations for a test or job interview) if you indicate such a need.

The Sycamore Public Library employs 21 staff members and has an operating budget that exceeds $1 million. Sycamore Public Library is governed by a 9-member board of trustees appointed by the mayor and city council. Sycamore is a growing community with a population of 17,519 people comprised of all ages, races, and religions.

Job Openings

The Library currently has three open positions.

1 Library Assistant $10.00- $12.00

 1 Marketing Assistant $10.00- $12.00

1 Circulation Assistant: $10.00

The Sycamore Public Library is currently accepting applications for a part-time Library Assistant. This team member will provide caring customer service throughout the Library. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, creative, detail oriented, tech-savvy, and will possess a strong knowledge of literature.   


  • At least 1 year experience in a customer service position
  • Knowledge of library practices and procedures preferred
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and occasional days.
  • Associate’s degree preferred

Salary: $10-12 per hour

Hours include : 12-17 hours per week; afternoons, evenings, and weekends.  

Applicants must submit application materials online. Applicants must include:  resume, completed application, and contact information for at least two professional references. Review of applicants will continue until position is filled. Applications and questions may be directed to Jesse Butz, jesseb@sycamorelibrary.org.

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