Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces 2012
Naperville Public Library
- Employees in region:
- HQ location:
- Naperville, IL
Our mission is to support the community in their pursuit of learning, recreation, and inspiration by providing quality services, resources, and programs. The Library has three geographically dispersed facilities: Nichols, Naper Boulevard, and 95th Street. The Library's material collection includes approximately 632,000 printed items; 81,000 videos and DVDs; 36 circulating e-readers; and 88,000 audiobooks and CDs. Additionally, the Library's website allows access to a wealth of information and resources, offering 120 databases, including business, genealogy, newspaper, and medical databases that patrons may access 24/7.
The Library's professional staff provides reference and reader's advisory services, as well as specialized assistance in business, investing, and technology. The Library's programs cover early literacy, story times, teen programs, technology, job assistance, and finance workshops. The Library has a total of 139 internet stations and 19 game stations.
“I am surrounded by books and hard-working people.”
“I feel that I am greatly appreciated for my work ethic and well-respected by my boss and co-workers.”
“My work makes a difference in the community. I love the challenge of serving the patrons.”
“They are approachable and genuine! They are grounded with an open door policy, discretionary with matters and accountable to their practices!”
“Everyone, no matter what level of worker, is treated with respect. It means a lot to me as a young professional. ”
“It has a large circulation of the library materials. There are always quite some patrons waiting at the gate before the library is open.”
“We quickly move forward into the future with new technology and services.”