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The Aurora Public Library District is looking for customer driven people to join our team and assist us in providing the very best service to the community. We are dedicated to supporting lifelong learning and access to information, knowledge and ideas. If you are interested in joining our team, browse through the job postings and complete the downloadable employment application.

How To Apply

 Download the employment application here
Return your completed employment application, cover letter, and resume via email.
Due to the volume of employment applications, we are unable to respond to inquiries regarding your employment application or discuss available positions. If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team!



  • ICHRA (Individual Coverage Healthcare Reimbursement Arrangement)​
  • Pension through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF)​
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holidays, Personal, Sick)​


  • Medical/Dental Insurance​
  • Life Insurance​
  • Flexible Spending
  • Account (Medical and Dependent Care)
  • For more information about our benefits, please contact our HR Director. 


  • 457(b) Plan​
  • Employee Assistance Plan​
  • Staff Library Card​
  • Professional Development​

About the Aurora Public Library District

Aurora Public Library District (APLD) is the place where Aurora comes together to discover, create, connect, and succeed. APLD promotes lifelong learning by providing opportunities for self-directed personal growth and development. The library meets the informational needs of our residents while also functioning as a technology center and a community cultural hub through our programs, collections, and other resources.

For more information about the history of Aurora Public Library District click here.

  • We have 3 locations & a bookmobile
  • 150 Employees
  • Annual Budget of $10.5 million
  • 540,000 items owned


  • 1.5 million items circulated
  • 700,000 visitors
  • 100,000 desktop computer sessions
  • 1 million wifi sessions
  • 70,000 program attendees

Who Makes Up Our Team?


Provide reference and readers’ advisory services. Plan, develop, market, promote, and ensure delivery of library programs. Manage library collection.

Requires a master's degree in library science (MLS/MLIS)


Provide reference, readers’ advisory, outreach, and programming services for library customers.

Requires a bachelor's degree or a Library
Technical Assistant (LTA) certificate


Assist customers to access and use technology tools and other library resources.

Requires a high school diploma/GED and computer support experience


Physically prepare books for the library collection. 

Requires high school diploma/GED


Assist customers to manage their accounts, solve problems and access library materials.

Requires high school diploma/GED


Check in and shelve materials. Assist with maintenance of library collection.

No educational requirements – must be at least 16 years old.

Other Library Jobs

Administrative Assistants

Network Support Assistants



Jobs that may require college degree or advanced degree:

  • Operations/Administration/Finance Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Communications Manager
  • Information Technology Manager
  • Training Manager
  • Facilities Manager
  • Outreach Manager

About Aurora, Illinois

The City of Lights

  • 2nd largest city in Illinois
  • 4 counties within the city
  • Population: 201,110 *
  • Accessible to 5 interchanges
  • Chicago Premium Outlets
  • 8 Museums
  • Fun fact: Wayne's World (1992) is a buddy film set in Aurora

For more information about Aurora, visit