About the Library

Holiday Closings for 2018

The Matteson Area Public Library will be closed on the following holidays

Holiday Date
New Year’s Day January 1
President’s Day February 18
Easter April 21
Mother’s Day May 12
Memorial Day May 26 & 27
Father’s Day June 16
Holiday Date
Independence Day July 4
Labor Day September 2
Thanksgiving November 28 & 29
Christmas Eve December 24
Christmas Day December 25
New Year’s Eve December 31

In addition to these closing dates, we will be closed on August 2 and December 6 for staff training.

Mission & Policies

Mission

The Mission of the Matteson Public Library is to make a positive contribution in the community by providing popular materials and services to help meet informational, recreational, educational, and intellectual needs with timely, accurate information in a variety of formats

Vision Statement

The library will serve as a bridge between imagination, exploration, and knowledge.

Policies

Legal Notices & Notes

Budget FY 17-18: $2,737,514

As of 12/4/2017: Full-Time Employees: 18 | Part-Time Employees: 34

Strategic Plan – January 2016 – June 30, 2019

How to File a FOIA Freedom of Information Act Request

  1. By the end of each calendar year, the Board of Trustees approves audits for the previous fiscal year.
  2. For the last several years, these audits have been conducted by O’Neill and Gaspardo, Certified Public Accountants, located in Mokena, IL.
  3. These audits can be obtained from the Matteson Area Public Library District’s business office on weekdays between 9 am and 4 pm.  They are also filed with Cook County.
  4. Also available through the business office are salary and benefits reports for employees above the $75,000 level.

Job Openings

Current Job Postings

You can come into the library to pick up a job application from the Customer Service Desk, or you can download and print a copy here. Bring your completed handwritten application to the library.

All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

  • We are currently not hiring