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Library Closed Monday, May 29

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29.

 

Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog – May 28 and May 29

The Library will be performing maintenance on our catalog starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 28 - 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 29. During this time, you will be able to search the Bibliocommons catalog, but will not be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal), SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

Library Job Listings

Continuous Recruitment Process (CRP)

Please submit an application for a specific continuous recruitment process below:

Based on need, the Library may temporarily suspend or limit accepting applications. The application periods for the following classifications are currently suspended:  

  • Library Associate I
  • Library Associate II
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Traditional Recruitment Process

Please submit an application for a specific job listed below. If no jobs are listed, there are no jobs available at this time.

 

IC #07-17  Technical Services Manager

IC #22-17  Community Partnership & Government Relations Program Manager 

IC #23-17  Accountant Technician II

IC #25-17  Security Officer
IC #26-17  Building Maintenance Worker

 

Student Assistant Program

The Student Assistant Program is not currently accepting applications.

 

When accepting applications, this program provides an opportunity for students to gain valuable work experience and mentorship at the Library. During open application periods, applicants are asked to submit a Student Assistant Employment Application, a cover letter, proof of school enrollment and a reference from a educator/employer (form included in the application). The Eligibility Requirements for Students include (1.) students are at least 16 years old, (2.) students must be enrolled in high school, college, vocational/technical school, or a G.E.D. program. (Students who have completed a Bachelor's degree program are not eligible.), and (3.) students must be enrolled at least half-time (at least five credits for college students), three out of four quarters of the school year.

  

The Seattle Public Library proudly supports diversity and inclusion in its employment practices.