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Library Jobs

Are you a library lover?  Want to work at one of the busiest spots in town?  If you are 16 years or older, your next job could be at Lawrence Public Library. We accept applications for current positions only and do not maintain a file of previous applications.  Applications are available here or at the Checkout Desk. (Please use Adobe Reader if you have problems with the application form.) If you have questions about the application process, please contact Sherri Turner, Assistant Director, at 843-3833, ext 126 or via email at

Americorps VISTA

Volunteer & Grants Coordinator

Are you interested in strengthening community learning while helping the underserved of Lawrence, Kansas? Lawrence Public Library seeks an enthusiastic and compassionate Americorps VISTA member to build a robust volunteer program. In addition, our Americorps VISTA will write grant applications to help build library programs that serve Lawrence’s low income community. 

Benefits of serving:

  • Education award of $5,730 after one year of service OR $1,500 cash stipend.
  • Student loan deferment
  • Monthly living allowance of $973
  • Health benefit
  • Childcare available
  • Training and civic engagement opportunities
  • Great resume builder!

One full-time position available beginning July 21, 2015 and ending July 19, 2016. Please apply through the Americorps VISTA website (registration required). Interviews start in May.
Questions? Please contact Kathleen Morgan at



The Lawrence Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.