About the Library

Be it inspirational, informational, educational or just plain enjoyable, you’ll find everything you need to meet your needs at the Prospect Heights Public Library.

Employment Opportunities @ the Library:


High School Librarian

This is a full-time position and includes some evening and weekend hours. 

Masters of Library Science or 2016 MLS completion from an ALA accredited institution is required.

This position is ideal for a dynamic librarian who is highly motivated to engage teens.  Outreach to the high school population, including creating and maintaining a high school advisory group will be an important focus of this position. 


See the full job description

Submit cover letter and resumes to Kim Murphy, kmurphy@phpl.info

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Monday - Thursday 10 AM - 9 PM
Friday 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday * 1 PM - 5 PM

* Open on Sundays during the school year only.

2015-2016 Library Closings

  • Friday, January 1
  • Sunday, March 27
  • Monday, May 30
  • Monday, July 4
  • Monday, September 5
  • Wednesday, November 23 (early closing at 3:00 pm)
  • Thursday, November 24
  • Saturday, December 24
  • Sunday, December 25
  • Monday, December 26
  • Saturday, December 31