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125 S. Municipal Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
(630) 466-4686
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Sat:10a - 4p
Sun:2p - 6p

Employment at Sugar Grove Public Library District

Now Hiring: Circulation Assistant, Part Time, 20-25 hours

Job Posting

Position Title: Circulation Assistant

Part Time, Non-Exempt, 20-25 hours with a mix of evening, morning, and weekend shifts. 

Are you ready to be front and center, serving patrons at the Circulation desk? Do you have a love for all things library? Are you friendly, flexible, and ready to learn and grow?  You may be the right fit for the Sugar Grove Public Library District!

The Sugar Grove Public Library District has an opening for a Circulation Services Assistant. This position involves handling library materials (check-in, check-out, shelve, sort, inspect), providing excellent customer service to our library patrons utilizing various computer programs and databases, and other projects as assigned. 

The right candidate will have: 

Passion for providing excellent customer service and ability to build relationships

High attention to detail

Proficient in technology, including Microsoft Word & Excel, library database, and trouble-shooting basic computer and office equipment

Ability to multi-task at a busy desk and communicate effectively

Ability to follow directions; possess initiative to find other tasks to complete if all work is done


Hours and Benefits: 

This is a part time, non-exempt position serving 20-25 hours a week with a mix of shifts including days, nights, and weekends during the Library’s operating hours. The Library is currently open Monday – Thursday 10am – 8 pm, Saturday 10am – 4pm, Sunday 2--6pm, and is closed on Fridays. The Library’s hours are likely to be adjusted within the next year.

Hourly salary range is between $15.00 - $18.00 per hour depending on experience. The Library offers a Health Reimbursement Account benefit of $1,700 per calendar year ($65 per paycheck). This position accrues PTO at a rate of 3.09 hours per paycheck and offers paid holidays. 


  • High School diploma required.
  • One (1) year of customer service work experience. 
  • Strong computer skills required, including Microsoft Word, Office, and database management
  • Ability to communicate clearly in written/spoken English

About the Library: 

The Sugar Grove Public Library District serves 16,114 residents including the Village of Sugar Grove, Sugar Grove Township, and some residents in Montgomery, Aurora, North Aurora, and Elburn. We are located 50 miles west of Chicago, minutes from I-88. Our facility is 26,000 square feet and was built in 2009. The Library is a member of the SWAN consortium and shares resources with 100 other member libraries. The Library is open 50 hours a week: Monday – Thursday: 10am- 8pm, Saturday 10am – 4pm, and Sunday 2pm-6pm. Library voters approved increased operational funding for the budget year beginning July 2024, and we are looking for someone to grow with us! Visit us online at 

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