Employment Opportunity

Charles B Phillips Public Library is looking for a part time service oriented individual to join our team as Library Clerk. Responsibilities include circulation, answering reference questions and the phone, issuing library cards, plus other related duties. Hours will be between 16 – 20 include weekend rotation and one evening. Qualification: High school diploma or equivalent required. Library experience preferred, plus computer and internet experience. Pick up an application at 6 N Jackson Street Newark Il, or send resume to laheiden@cbplib.us

We are open for business!

For the safety of the community, masks must be worn in Library at all times. We have hand sanitizer stations and all returns will be quarantined for 24 hours before being checked in. When returning all items, place returns in drop box outside or on cart near the circulation desk. Not at the circulation desk.

Curbside pickup is available

We are now offering curbside pickup upon request. Call ahead to request curbside pickup and we will have your items ready when you arrive. Then call when you get to the library and we will bring them out for you (815) 695-5851

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