Welcome to the Silvis Public Library

Fall/Winter Hours (Labor Day to Memorial Day):

Monday to Thursday:  

9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday and Saturday: 

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Closed Sundays

Job Opening

Apr 17 2015 5:00 pm

We have a job opening!

Communications Coordinator/Library Clerk

Part Time
24 hours/week, days, one night and Saturday rotation, non-exempt
$10 – $11/hour DOQ

Position Description:
The Silvis Public Library is seeking a team member who is dedicated to excellence in service and is passionate about serving a diverse community.
• Assists patrons in the use of the library, its materials, services and electronic resources.
• Creates online and print promotional materials for Library events and services.
• Maintains online “presence” of the Library through social networking sites, website, and e-newsletter.
• Prepares and maintains calendars of events, both online and in the Library.
• Able to answer technology/computer-related questions for patrons and staff.
• Represents the Library in outreach, consortium committees and community special events.
• Circulation desk responsibilities.
• Associate’s Degree or equivalent in experience or education.
• Must be innovative, self-motivated, able to work calmly with frequent interruptions.
• Excellent computer skills.
• Excellent verbal and written skills, specifically press releases and donation solicitation letters.
• ILS experience preferred.
• Spanish/English bilingual is a plus.
The ideal candidate will be a diplomatic trouble-shooter able to work independently, determining and adjusting work priorities as needed and completing tasks in an orderly and timely manner. Silvis Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For application form and information on EOE, visit http://silvislibrary.org/content/job-openings
Application Deadline: Friday, April 17, 5:00 PM
Please email application, cover letter, and resume to: nashbrook@silvislibrary.org NO PHONE CALLS.


Shred Day! IHMVCU Silvis Branch

Apr 20 2015 12:30 pm
Apr 20 2015 3:30 pm

Come shred your personal documents for free from 12:30 to 3:30 pm at the Silvis IHMVCU. 

Card Making with Donna Banta

Apr 18 2015 1:00 pm

Come make cards for your family and friends. Cost is $1.50 for each card completed. 

Frank Black - Oil Painting

Apr 11 2015 1:00 pm

Come and learn how to make your own work of art. Cost is $25 per person. Pre-pay and registration is required.