Oswego Campus: 32 West Jefferson St, Oswego, IL 60543      Montgomery Campus: 1111 Reading Drive, Montgomery, IL 60538

Oswego Public Library District

Circulation: (630) 978-1205

Adult Services: (630) 978-1024

Youth Services: (630) 978-1272


Employment Opportunities

Youth Services Library Assistant - PART TIME (16-20 hours per week).  Daytime and evening hours available.  Weekends a MUST.

Minimum Starting Salary: $10.50/hour depending upon education and experience.

Job Duties:

Assists in providing a full range of services for children through readers' advisory services and instructing patrons in the use of the library, its materials and services and automation tools.  Develops and presents appropriate library programming for children, both in-house and outreach as assigned.  Deals with public on a daily basis in such a way as to promote good public relations.


Library Technical Assistant certificate from an accredited program OR Associates Degrees.  Prefer one year experience working with children.

Send resume or letter of intent to Christy Kepler, Head of Youth Services, Oswego Public Library District, 1111 Reading Drive, Montgomery, IL 60538, or ckepler@oswego.lib.il.us.


We keep applications on file for six months and refer to them upon openings.  You may fill out an application and drop it off at either library location or email to hr@oswego.lib.il.usNO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

» Download an application

Volunteer Opportunities

The Youth Services Department offers volunteer opportunities for teens age 10-13 to help with programs and/or program preparation. We are looking for mature and responsible students. Teen opportunity times are offered sporadically throughout the year. More information can be found on our program flyers and Calendar of Events page. You must register as space is limited.

Friends of the Oswego Library

The Friends of the Oswego Library is made up of a group of individuals dedicated to assist in the improvement of services and facilities in the library.

The Friends provides funds to the Library to host author visits for both adults and children. The Friends organization has also provided funds for the Library to purchase items such as computers, audio-visual shelving, microfilm machine, copy machine, and much more. The Friends hosts the Read and Return program which delivers books to senior centers on a bi-weekly basis.

For more information, please contact Jaymie Middendorf, President, at friends@lib.il.us.