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


Employment Opportunities

Youth Services Library Assistant

Part time (16-20 hrs per week) day and evening hours available, weekend rotation a MUST (including Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday)

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


Duties include providing reader’s advisory services, assisting patrons in the use of the library, its materials, services and electronic resources.  Assists and presents appropriate library programming for children.  Helps develop and maintain Youth Services collection.

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:  LTA or Associates Degree preferred.  One year experience working with children.  Library experience a plus.

If interested in position, please submit resume or letter of intent to Christy Kepler, Head of Youth Services, ckepler@oswego.lib.il.usNO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


  • 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.

The Friends meet on the 4th Monday of January, March, June, September @ 7 p.m at the Montgomery Campus.

For more information, please contact Becky Clark, President, at friends@lib.il.us.

The Library is Open Today Friday, October 24 from 9:00 AM until 9:00 PM