Employment Opportunities

Who we are…

As one of the oldest public libraries in the country, Lancaster Public Library has provided library services in Lancaster for over 260 years. In addition to basic library services, we offer special and unique information services to specific groups of individuals in the community like the Business & Reference Center, the Autism Resource Collection, and the Lancaster Collection.

The Lancaster Public Library (LPL) inspires, empowers, and strengthens our community by connecting people with information, ideas, and enriching experiences. By providing equitable access to vital educational resources, exceptional programming, and community building opportunities, the Lancaster Public Library is recognized as a dynamic center of knowledge and a cornerstone of a thriving Lancaster community. LPL is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Current Openings

Thank you for your interest, but we have no openings at this time.

Application Process

Submit via email a resume and cover letter to Kathy Leader, kleader@lancasterpubliclibrary.org or 151 North Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17603.

  • Please include three professional references and salary requirements
  • Background check required after a conditional job offer is made

The Library currently provides a competitive benefits package that includes: a 403(b) plan with employer match, employer defined contribution toward medical benefits, PTO, and paid holidays.

Looking for volunteer opportunities? Look here!

A criminal record check, child abuse clearance, and FBI certification are required for all library employees and volunteers.

Lancaster Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.