Employment & Volunteering

Employment

TheMahomet Public Library offers a warm, inviting work environment that welcomes team members of all backgrounds. The staff is known for cooperation, collaboration and open communication. If this is the type of place you would like to work, please apply for one of our open positions. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience.

Adult Programming Coordinator

This individual will work with library staff to plan and implement a variety of educational and entertaining programs for an adult audience, in addition to assisting patrons at various public service desks. We are seeking a creative person with excellent customer service skills and strong attention to detail. Library or other relevant experience or education is preferred. This is a part-time position at approximately 25 hours/week. Must be available some evenings and weekends. See the full job description here.   Interested applicants are welcome to complete this employment application and return it to John Howard, Library Director. The position will be open until filled; for best consideration, please submit your application by July 23, 2021.  

Library Clerk

This individual will provide outstanding customer service by assisting library patrons at various public service desks and managing/processing library materials. We are seeking a person with excellent customer service skills and a strong attention to detail. This is a part-time position starting at approximately 12 hours/week and will include evening shifts and periodic weekends. See the full job description here.  Interested applicants are welcome to complete this employment application and return it to John Howard, Library Director.  The position will be open until filled; for best consideration, please submit your application by July 23, 2021.  

 

Volunteering

If you would like to volunteer at the library, please complete this Volunteer Application and return it to the library. Please note that volunteers must be at least 16 years old. 

For more information on volunteering at the library, please contact John Howard, Library Director.

Special Volunteer Opportunity: AARP Tax Aide Help seniors submit simple tax returns.

Our Community

The Mahomet Public Library District serves Mahomet Township, Illinois, population 13,765, including the continuously growing Village of Mahomet. Our community provides the benefits of small town living, while located only 12 miles from the University of Illinois and all the cultural advantages provided by a major university.

Mahomet residents are active volunteers in the local schools, churches, and community organizations. The Mahomet-Seymour school district has award-wining athletic, music, and academic programs and the village offers a wide variety of extracurricular programs in the arts and sports through its Parks and Recreation department.

The 900-acre Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, with two lakes, several trails and picnic areas, a golf course, a botanical garden, and the Museum of the Grand Prairie, is nestled in the heart of our township. The River Bend Forest Preserve on the other side of the village offers the county’s largest lake and a multi-use trail through the forest. Mahomet is part of Champaign County, with 23 urban and rural communites and a wide variety of events and tourist attractions. 

When you work for the Mahomet Public Library, you are not only a member of our team; you’re a member of the community.