Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Library positions which are open and for which applicants are sought are advertised in local newspapers, the Reaching Across Illinois Library System website, and other regional library publications. Those people whose skills and credentials most closely match what we are seeking will be contacted for interviews. Employees are selected solely on the basis of merit and in compliance with all local, state, and federal laws prohibiting discrimination. The Thomas Ford Memorial Library is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments are made by the Library Director and are subject to approval by the Library Board.

More about working at Thomas Ford may be learned from its personnel policy. Personnel Policy [PDF].

Applicants seeking nonprofessional positions at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library should complete the application form. Application for Employment. When completed, please submit the form at the Circulation Desk.

Current Positions

Circulation Clerk (part time)

Responsibilities include checking in/out, placing holds for members, and issuing Library cards. Salary starts at $12.20 per hour. Start date is May 1, with the following schedule:

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Every other Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Every third weekend-
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Contact: Sandy Frank at