Elmhurst Public Library Named One of Chicago’s Top 100 Workplaces
Elmhurst Public Library has been named one of the top 100 workplaces for 2012 by the Chicago Tribune. This distinction is awarded in November of each year to companies whose employees highly rank their workplaces in terms of organizational health and employee engagement. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback.
In 2013, the Library will celebrate ten years in its environmentally friendly building, which features natural light and pleasing interiors. A drive-up window, self check-in and checkout, a coffee bar, and wireless Internet access provide patrons with modern conveniences. Ample café seating, cozy teen lounging, and private study rooms welcome library-goers in this bustling suburb. All of this creates not only a pleasant spot for patrons to gather, but also becomes the backdrop of a great workplace.
Employees of the Elmhurst Public Library also note the friendly camaraderie among coworkers, the openness to differing perspectives, and the ability to explore one’s own talents and skills as highlights of this work environment. It’s not only the employees of the organization who notice. Patrons regularly comment on how well informed and helpful the staff is to those in the community.
“Our employees are the best part of this organization,” said EPL Director Mary Beth Campe. “Every day I look forward to collaborating with my team to provide excellent service to the community.”
The Elmhurst Public Library strives to enrich life in Elmhurst by providing opportunities to explore, learn, and grow. The Library provides the support and resources for Elmhurst residents to develop a love of reading; access information for work and learning; pursue interests that will enrich their lives; understand changes in technology, society and culture; and gather and interact with each other. Elmhurst Public Library is a place for discovery at the heart of the community.
The Chicago Tribune published the complete list of Top Workplaces on Tuesday, November 13th. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, please visit www.topworkplaces.com and www.workplacedynamics.com.