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CAPL openings

Posted 6/13/24

Do you like connecting people with experiences, knowledge, and their community?

The Cary Area Public Library seeks an organized, creative, self-driven, and collaborative individual to serve as Adult Program Coordinator. This part-time position would organize performers and programs to create an array of opportunities and experiences for our adult patrons. Other responsibilities include providing excellent customer service, assisting patrons with technical issues on computers and devices, and operating online calendar and reservation software. We are seeking someone committed to bringing informative, inclusive, and fun programming to the Library while working as a vital part of our Adult Services team.

Examples of Duties:

  • Develop, coordinate, evaluate, and publicize programs and events for adult and/or multi-age participants
  • Coordinate, schedule, and evaluate internal and external performers and presentations
  • Establish connections and relationships with area organizations and businesses to broaden the range of programs offered by the Library
  • Write and plan promotional material for events
  • Participate in all special events and promotion committees to ensure programs are appropriate for the event

Read through the entire Adult Program Coordinator job description (pdf) to see if this would be a good fit for you.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to effectively negotiate with vendors, contractors, etc. to obtain the most cost-effective prices and contract terms for goods and services
  • Ability to identify and translate the needs and interests of patrons into effective library services and programs
  • Ability to keep records and prepare reports

Part-time; averages 23 hours a week. Availability to work days, evenings, and one weekend per month required. This position will require Wednesday evening availability.


  • Bachelor’s degree, LTA certificate/certification or equivalent in experience
  • Knowledge of event programming and community relations
  • Library experience preferred

$19.29 to $28.94 per hour

Apply by
Open until filled

To Apply
Our application is available at the Service Center or online (fillable pdf; download, complete, and print or attach completed application to your email).

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and application by mail or submit this form:
Human Resources
Cary Area Public Library
1606 Three Oaks Road
Cary, IL 60013