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December 19, 2014

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Library closed Dec. 24 and 25

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Christmas Day Thursday, Dec. 25.

 

Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog - Jan. 1

Between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 1,  the Library will be upgrading its electrical power system. During the upgrade, you will be able to search the catalog, but won't be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal) will not be available at all. 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)

 

The Library accepts applications and resumes for selected positions on a continuous basis. Based on need, the Library may temporarily suspend or limit accepting applications. The CRP open application period for the following classifications is currently suspended:

 

  • Librarian (Adult Services, Children's Services, Teen Services)*
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  • Library Associate I
  • Library Associate II

 

*Those currently in the Librarian CRP will remain active.

 

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.

 

Student Assistant Program

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 at the time of application, (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. 

 

WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE STUDENT ASSISTANT PROGRAM.

 

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