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The Arthur Public Library was founded in 1900.  Now, we support a collection of 20,000 materials.  Check out what our library has in stock  by visiting our catalog at:

I'll Share It  or  Library Catalog

Accepting applications for an Assistant Library Director

The Arthur Public Library District is accepting applications for an Assistant Library Director position.  This position will assist the Director in all aspects of library administration including, but not limited to, assisting patrons with accessing information and the use of technology, increasing the public's awareness about what a community library has to offer, and performing routine tasks necessary to keep the library operating effectively. 

This position will also assist with reports, budgeting, special projects, and other administrative duties as assigned by the Director.The library is housed in a modern, well-designed building in downtown Arthur.  The library is an active part of the community, maintaining traditional library resources, yet embracing evolving technologies.

An MLS from an ALA-accredited program is preferred.  However, relevant experience with library administration will be considered in lieu of degree.

This is a full-time position with advancement potential.  Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience.  

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.  Submit a cover letter about why you are seeking such a position in a rural community library and a resume either in person at 225 South Walnut Street, Arthur, IL during regular library hours, or by mail at the same address.  For more information contact Alice Cisna, Library Director, at 217-543-2037 or by email at


Summer Reading Program begins June 2, 2016

For complete information go to our Summer Reading page on this site,

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225 S Walnut, Arthur, IL | 217-543-2037