Location, Hours, and Contact Info


We are currently seeking candidates for our Assistant Director position.

The Assistant Director is responsible for performing professional and supervisory duties in planning, implementing, and managing a comprehensive program of library services for all ages in accordance with the Library’s mission, vision, and strategic plan. This position requires knowledge of library policies and procedures, some specialized collection maintenance, and the ability to effectively work with the general public. Other tasks, projects, and duties will be assigned. The Assistant Director will also act as Director in the Director’s absence.
Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma or GED required.
LTA, advanced library degree, or equivalent library work experience desired.
Experience managing staff required.
Must be comfortable using Excel, Word, and other computer programs.
Working knowledge of budgetary and accounting procedures desired.
25 hours per week
Pay based on experience
For more information or to submit a resume: director@oglesbylibrary.org
Resumes must be recieved by June 16th

You can find our application here: http://oglesbylibrary.org/…/Employment-Application-Oglesby-…


Location: 111 S. Woodland Ave.
Oglesby, IL 61348
Monday 10 am – 6 pm 
Tuesday 10 am – 4 pm 
Wednesday 10 am – 6 pm 
Thursday 10 am – 4 pm 
Friday 10 am – 6 pm 
Saturday 10 am – 2 pm

If the library is closed for a holiday that falls on a Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday, the library will close at 5 pm the night before.

Phone: 815-883-3619               

We can receive calls from TTY devices through Illinois Relay. TTY users dial 771 and ask to be connected to 815-883-3619.

Fax: 815-883-3615
Library Director: Jill Shevokas, Director
FOIA Officer: To submit a FOIA request by mail, mail to:
Jill Shevokas, FOIA Officer
Oglesby Public Library District
111 S. Woodland Ave
Oglesby, IL 61348
To submit a FOIA request by email, contact Jill Shevokas at
FOIA fees only apply to commercial FOIA requests.
Employees: The library currently has one full time and 4 part-time employees.

Holiday Closings:

The Oglesby Public Library will be closed on the following days: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve.

For holidays that fall on a Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday we will close at 5 pm the night before. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, it will be celebrated on the following Monday, except if a pair of holidays is Sunday to Monday over a weekend, then the library will be closed Saturday and Monday.

2021 Library Closed Dates

New Year’s Day, January 1, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 18, 2021
President’s Day, February 15, 2021

Staff Training Day, April 14, 2021
Memorial Day, May 31, 2021
Independence Day (observed), July 5, 2021
Labor Day, September 6, 2021
Veterans Day, November 11, 2021
Thanksgiving, November 25, 2021
Day after Thanksgiving, November 26, 2021
Christmas Eve, December 24, 2021
Christmas Day, December 25, 2021
New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2021


We are located on Woodland Avenue, south of the Post Office in downtown Oglesby.

Get directions.