We're Hiring

Do you want to work where you can enrich the lives of the people in your community? The Charleston Carnegie Public Library is excited to announce an open position! We are looking for a new team member to join us as we aspire to be the center of the Charleston community by connecting people through information, technology, education, and experiences.

We are seeking a self-motivated, tech-savvy, and team-oriented individual who would enjoy working in a customer-service and community-centered environment. This position will report to the Library Management Team and will support and staff the circulation, kids, and reference desks as needed.

This part-time position (18-22 hrs/wk, including evenings and every other weekend) requires previous technology and customer service experience. Previous public library experience a plus. Salary starts at $9.25.

More information on the postion can be found here.

To apply, click here

Indoor Playdates

Preschoolers (3-5yrs.)
Monday, January 20
Tuesday, January 21
Toddlers (1-3yrs.)
Thursday, January 23
Play in our Craft Room with a variety of age-appropriate friends and toys!

Library Legos

Thursday, January 23
Rotary Room A
Grades K-8
Kids under eight, 
please bring a grown-up.
If you love Legos, join us as we build together, take on challenges, show off building skills, and just have fun. 

Altered Book Junk Journal

Monday, January 27
Rotary Room A
Junk Journal: A book which is often made through found and recycled materials to be used as a way to collect and record memories, thoughts, ideas, and inspiration. Learn how to make your own junk journal. We will supply the books and various craft supplies to start your altered book. You will be shown various ideas and techniques
to be able to finish it at home.

Census Forum

Thursday, January 30th, 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
Wednesday, February 5th, 10:30a.m.-11:30a.m.
Charleston Carnegie Public Library
Rotary Room
712 6th St. Charleston, IL
You’re invited! Join us for an informational meeting about the 2020 Census. Learn how it affects you, your business, & how you can help with the Complete Count effort.
Light refreshments will be provided.
Brought to you by the Charleston Complete Count Committee