Library Closed on Thanksgiving Day

All branches will be closed on Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving Day. The Library will reopen on Friday, November 23.


Thank you for your interest in joining our team. We are currently seeking applicants for the positions listed below.


Download and complete the application form.

Send your resume, cover letter, and application by email or post to:

Human Resources 
Palatine Public Library District
700 N. North Court
Palatine, IL 60067

Current Openings

Library Assistant (B)

Posted: November 19, 2018
Part Time Position

Administrative Associate

Posted: November 19, 2018
Part Time Position

Assistant Manager - Popular Materials Department

Posted:  November 16, 2018
Full Time Position

Check-In Assistant

Posted:  November 16, 2018
Part Time Position

Library Assistant (A)

Posted:  November 13, 2018
Part Time Position


Posted:  October 29, 2018
Part Time Position

Our Culture

The staff of Palatine Library sincerely cares about our community, our patrons, and each other.

  • We're Welcoming – We greet each other and the public with a smile. We know many of our patrons by name and we enjoy connecting with them.
  • We’re a Team – Each staff member is a valuable contributor. We work well together and jump in where needed to keep our Library thriving.
  • We're About People – Every day we look forward to serving our diverse community.  We are inspired by listening to each other and our patrons.
  • We’re Family – We may not be related, but we treat everyone who walks through our door like family. Palatine Library is a home-away-from-home and a safe haven for all.
  • We Love Questions – Just ask us! We will do our best to find the answer and provide reliable information.
  • We're Resourceful – Equipped with centuries of collective experience, we go above and beyond to make the most of what we have.
  • We Have Fun – A playful spirit infuses our work. We love to laugh and make others smile.