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We are now hiring for the following positions! Click on the position or scroll down to read a description for each role.




Calling all book worms!!  

Anderson’s Bookshop is looking for an energetic part-time bookseller to join our team. Based mainly in Downers Grove but with occasional shifts in Naperville on an as needed basis, we’re looking for a team-oriented person who loves to talk and work with books. 

This position can expect approximately 14 hours per week to start. This position involves combined bookselling and inventory management roles.

Responsibilities Include:

*Working on shelf-checks and book pulls
*Prepping and processing books for publisher returns
*Use FedEx Ship Manager
*Creating a welcoming atmosphere in our stores
*Creatively displaying and selling paper that is bound with glue and cloth
*Assisting your co-workers with special projects and ideas

... In short, the revolutionary work of independent booksellers. This also includes the less revolutionary but still important daily tasks like shelving books, dusting shelves, pushing a vacuum, and emptying garbage cans. 

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. as books are heavy. Qualifications include exemplary customer service skills in all things, enthusiasm, and passion for books AND for working with people, a high comfort level with technology in a virtual world, flexibility of schedule and mind, strong attention to detail, and a sense of humor. Prior retail experience preferred. Must be able to work weekends and must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (Anderson’s will consider accommodations for disability and religious-based reasons).

To apply, please email your resume and a short statement describing your reason for applying to

We can't wait to hear from you!