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Employment & Volunteers

Full-Time Librarian (Kids Landing)
Do you enjoy working with families and working collaboratively with your team mates? Are you a librarian or soon to be librarian who has a passion for serving children and creating memorable library experiences? We're seeking a proactive and dynamic team player to join our Public Services team. In addition to providing patron support at our service points, you’ll develop, plan, present, and expand programming for children ages birth through elementary school. Successful candidates will be outgoing self-starters who enjoy providing service at the level of WOW!


• MLIS or MLS required (within six months of starting date)

• 1 year library experience (2 years of related public library experience preferred)

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills

• Enthusiasm for working with the public

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: Full time, non-exempt

Hours: 37.5 hours a week, including one night and monthly weekend rotation

Salary: $25.91 to $30.48/hour (midpoint); internal equity is used in determining the rate of pay.

Benefits: We offer a generous benefits package including: health, dental, vision and life insurance, Illinois Municipal Retirement Plan participation, tuition reimbursement, and employee assistance

Application Deadline

Position open until June 5, 2023

Full Job Description     Apply Online

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Adult Volunteers
Volunteers perform a variety of tasks at the Library. Click on any of the volunteer positions below to learn how you might contribute your time and energy to the Library and the community we serve.

Activity Prep Assistant

Collection Maintenance Assistant

Home Service Delivery Assistant

Outreach Prep Assistant

Program and Event Assistant

To apply for any of these positions, please fill out the sign-up form below and either return it to any service desk, or email it to

Volunteer Application
Teen Volunteers
Geneva Public Library patrons in grades 6-12 are eligible for our Volunteen program. Registered Volunteens will be e-mailed signup sheets listing when the Library needs help, and can commit to upcoming time slots that work for them. This flexible system makes is easy to schedule around other commitments.

To sign up, complete the Volunteen Sign-up Form online, and we will contact you with the next steps.

Volunteen Sign-Up
Friends of Geneva Public Library
Join the Friends
The Friends of Geneva Public Library are a non-profit group, dedicated to enhancing the Library with support, services, and programs that enrich the lives of residents of all ages.

New members are always welcome to join!

Friends Officers:

President - Ellen Bassett
Co-Vice Presidents - Deborah & Rick Mlot
Secretary - Glen Jerrard
Treasurer - Lance Marcinkus

Friends Application
Book Sales

2023 Summer Book Sale:

Friday, July 28 • 10 a.m.–4 p.m. ($5 Admission on Friday Only from 10 a.m.–12 p.m.)
Saturday, July 29 • 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sunday, July 30 • 12–4 p.m.

2023 Winter Book Sale:

Dates TBA
Friend's Book Nook
FriendVisit this space on the second floor of the Library year-round for great deals on a variety of gently used books, movies, and more!

Item Prices:

Adult Hardcover & Paperback - $2
Adult Mass Paperback - $1
Children’s Hardcover - $1
Children’s Paperback - $.50
Board Books - $.50

* Some items may be marked with special pricing that differs from the pricing above. Prices may be subject to change without notice.
The Friends gladly accept donations of materials to go towards their book sales. Donations can be dropped off at the Customer Service Desk in the Lobby anytime during regular business hours.

Accepted Items Include:

Video Games