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Jobs at the library

Interested in working at the Library? We are looking for people with a passion for providing library services to our community, whether it is in a front line role or behind the scenes. Find our current job opportunities and online application form listed below.

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Working at London Public Library

With over 300 employees and 16 branches strategically located throughout the City, London Public Library not only delivers outstanding traditional library services (i.e. books), but offers a continuous stream of relevant programming for all ages, partners with community stakeholders and volunteers to enhance important services (e.g. newcomers, literacy), exposes the community to the latest in technology (e.g. digital labs, free wireless, computer access), and provides an open environment for community collaboration and gathering.


We serve as a conduit to the London community and we’re committed to giving employees a great career experience.

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Who we are

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce that is representative of the community we serve. To that end, we welcome applications from talented individuals with the required core competencies, education and experience.

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Work opportunities

Work opportunities are varied. We hire:

Librarians: Provide expert assistance in navigating the information highway, develop and deliver innovative programs and reach out to the community to ensure needs are met. A Master’s degree in Library Information Science is required.

Library Assistants: Provide reference assistance, program support and circulation services. A minimum of two years post secondary education is required.

Pages: Shelve returned books and other materials and ensure that the Library’s collection is kept in good order. This position would appeal to students who are looking to work on a temporary basis while going to school and gain valuable work experience.


During a recruitment process, London Public Library will notify job applicants, when they are individually selected to participate in a selection process, that accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used that takes into account the applicant's accessibility needs due to disability. London Public Library shall, when making offer of employment, notify the successful candidate of its policies for accommodating employees with disabilities.

Current Job Opportunities:


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