The Linthicum Library will be closed from Monday, October 26 through Wednesday, November 4 for HVAC replacement.

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Masks must be worn for curbside pickup or during appointments.

Library Associate

Multiple Locations
Position type: 
Hours per week: 
Salary range: 
$19,895 - $32,876
Minimum Requirements: 

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with Bachelor's degree awarded plus one year experience in one of the following areas: library service, teaching, social service work, customer service or a related setting. 


Provides library services, including programming and outreach, library instruction, readers' advisory, and reference to the public of all ages.  Work requires maintaining considerable expertise in the use of information technology, including, but not limited to using online databases, email, scanning, downloadable e-books, e-audio and educational technology such as 3D printing and virtual reality. May assume responsibility for branch operations as designated person in charge in absence of management.

  • Preferred Requirements:  Preference will be given to candidates that have experience in early childhood development or working with children as a teacher, child care provider or similar.
  • Special Requirements: Attainment of eligibility under Bylaw 1305.04.03 of the Maryland State Board of Education as Library Associate and complete Library Associate Training Institute within 24 months following appointment; and ability to maintain eligibility by completing 90 contact hours of training every 5 years.
  • Spanish language skills desired/preferred.
To Apply
Send cover letter, resume and completed AACPL Employment Application Form to Human Resources, at
All required application materials must be received no later than : 
Monday, October 26, 2020 - 4:00pm
Timetable for filling vacancies
Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted no later than: 
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Interviews will be conducted during the week of : 
Monday, November 9, 2020
Estimated target start date is the pay period beginning : 
Sunday, December 6, 2020

Anne Arundel County Public Library is committed to diversity in the workplace.  Anne Arundel County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Library’s policy is to treat all applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, marital status, national or ancestral origin, sexual orientation, and/or disability in accordance with applicable laws.  If you need assistance with any aspect of the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office (410-222-7107).