Database Video Tutorials

Need help using our databases?  Check out the video tutorials under select databases.  Some of the databases that have video tutorials are Mango Languages, Ancestry and more.

Click on the green button under the database to view the tutorial.  A complete list of all the video tutorials can be on the green side bar on the Research tab.

We’re Hiring!

Marketing & Events Specialist (Part-Time)

Are you brimming with enthusiasm, have a determined interest in public libraries, and a passion for warm and friendly customer service? At the Hillside Public Library, our staff works together across departments to help each other make things happen. We bend over backward in service to our community. As our Marketing & Events Specialist, you will work with all staff to manage the creation, selection, budgeting, scheduling, evaluation, and marketing of library programs for our community. We are embarking on a new strategic plan that outlines a new brand identity, new website, and new service philosophy, and you will play a major part in helping us redefine our role. You will work to meet the needs of our patrons by providing reference service using a variety of print and digital resources. Your great sense of humor, appreciation for the printed word, and interest in technology and innovation will help you succeed in this role. If you have an inquiring mind, lots of ideas, and love working on a supportive team, then you need to apply!

Part time, 28 hours per week, prorated PTO, and participation in IMRF. Schedule includes weekends by rotation and occasional evening shifts.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree and one year of successful work in a public contact position, or one year of experience marketing programs and events. Spanish speakers are particularly encouraged to apply.

Compensation begins at $20.00 per hour depending on experience, qualifications, and internal equity. Applicants with a completed ALA-accredited master’s degree will begin in a higher pay grade.

Send resume and cover letter to:

Maura Terrado
Adult & Youth Department Director
Hillside Public Library
405 N Hillside Ave
Hillside, IL 60162
mterrado@hillsidelibrary.org
No phone calls, please

Deadline for applications is June 27, 2022

Equal opportunity employer

LinkedIn Learning

Comics Plus

Summer Reading Program 2022 Coming Soon

Library Board Trustee Vacancy

We are currently looking to fill a vacancy on the Library Board.  If you are interested in serving your community, please consider becoming a trustee on the Hillside Library Board.  Applicants must be current residents of Hillside If you have any questions, please contact the library director, Amy Franco, at afranco@hillsidelibrary.org or at (708)449-7510 ext. 115.

St. Valentine’s Day Take & Make

Drop In Tutoring

Early Closure for Thanksgiving

Pfizer Vaccine for Children Ages 5 & Older

Pfizer Vaccine Now Approved for Children Ages 5 and older!
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 5-11. Clinical studies have shown the vaccine to be safe and very effective, preventing 90% of symptomatic infections in children ages 5-11. Kids also had fewer side effects from the vaccine than teens and adults.


Anyone over the age of 5 years old can get vaccinated—it is free for all, regardless of insurance or immigration status.
Book your appointment below!


There are dozens of COVID-19 vaccination locations across Cook County, including Walgreens, CVS, Jewel-Osco and Meijer. Most require or recommend making an appointment.

To schedule a Cook County Health booster appointment, click  https://vaccine.cookcountyil.gov/c/1B/02262021-f84297/60162

Individuals without access to a computer can call 1-833-308-1988 Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM to make an appointment at a Cook County Health site.


For a comprehensive list of vaccination locations in suburban Cook County, click here. Additional sites throughout Illinois can be found here. Please check the individual locations for specific requirements and vaccine availability.