Love working with people? Do you enjoy variety?

We are looking for new team members to fill three different roles that will provide enrichment to thousands of library users.  Click on the name of the position to read the detailed job description.  Each job is different, but together with current staff, we will create a great team to serve our community. If you would like to meet us and talk about joining the Library, send us a resume and a cover letter to introduce yourself.  Email your application to Lydia Kegler, the Library Director, at apply.bloompl@yahoo.com

Applications will be accepted until January 3, 2022. Mailed or hand-delivered applications will be accepted; email is preferred. Review of applications and interviews will begin immediately.

About the Bloomsburg Public Library

The  Library does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, parental status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factor. 

We value friendly and attentive customer service and lifelong learning; we celebrate the diversity in our community, and seek to bring down barriers to equal access to resources.  We work as a team in a casual, but professional atmosphere.  We enjoy our work and are passionate about our public service.  It is our mission to enrich individual lives to make our community strong and vibrant.

Library Assistant (part-time)

Do you love working with lots of people?  Are you looking for a part-time job that is a little different every day? If you love books, movies, the Internet, and device apps, this may be your job! You will literally help put the books in the patron’s hands and they will thank you!

A Library Assistant is an essential customer service role. We train you for all library-specific tasks.

All library staff members are expected to be comfortable and proficient with computers and the Internet.

Schedule: Shifts possible during the day or evenings; 18-20 hours per week, on average.

Adult Programming & Community Outreach Coordinator (half-time)

We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking person to fill this newly-created position. Our new colleague will create, support, and manage engaging creative, entertaining, and educational programs for adults.  This team member also develops and maintains partnerships with other community agencies and organizations to provide enrichment activities for adults. Curiosity, a love of learning, and a sense of fun are key attributes of our new coworker. This position combines event planning with a strong desire to enrich the lives of people with a variety of free programs.

Familiarity with social services or a community nonprofit is welcome, as well as experience in creative projects. It is assumed that no candidate will be proficient in all aspects of the essential responsibilities, knowledge, and skills; the library supports professional self-development and creative growth.

Schedule: must be flexible to work events and programs;  20 hours per week, on average

Library Book Tech (aka Technical Services Assistant – part-time)

Do you enjoy wrapping gift boxes?  Do you like working with craft materials?  Are tidy mitered corners your thing? Do you delight in handling a new book or magazine? This might be the job for you!

Join the staff as a Library Book Tech.  We are looking for someone who is energetic, focused, dependable, and a self-starter to prepare books, DVDs, and other materials for library circulation. This position works closely with other staff members in a variety of behind-the-scenes tasks to put library materials into circulation.  This position is also responsible for repairing damaged items, maintaining the book stacks and magazine collection, interlibrary loan and other tasks in service of our library patrons.

All library staff members are expected to be comfortable and proficient with computers and the Internet.

Schedule: 15-18 hours per week on average

We will train you in all library-specific skills and procedures!