About the Library

Holiday Closings for 2020-2021

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

Holiday 2021 Date
New Year’s Day January 1
President’s Day February 15
Easter April 4
Mother’s Day May 9
Memorial Day May 31
Independence Day July 4 & 5
Holiday 2021 Date
Labor Day September 6
Thanksgiving November 25 & 26
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


The Library enables discovery, engages imagination, inspires innovation and connects with our community.

Vision Statement

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


Legal Notices & Notes

Budget FY 19-20: $3,200,000

As of 7/25/2019: Full-Time Employees: 19 | Part-Time Employees: 33

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.