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Main & South
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9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m
10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m
9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

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It is KHCPL’s policy that equal employment opportunities be available to all persons without regard to race, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, veteran status, ancestry, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, genetic information, participation in military service or disability or other category protected by federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all employees and applicants for employment and to all phases of employment including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, and termination of employment.


KHCPL is seeking a full-time Custodian. There is a full-time (40 hours/week) position available. The position will include annual, sick and holiday leave, as well as health, vision, dental, life and PERF benefits. Will include evenings and weekends. The rate starts at $12.40/hour (Level 8). Requirements are a high school diploma or equivalent, 1-year relevant experience, and a valid IN driver’s license. The primary responsibilities are opening/closing the library, floor care, cleaning, stocking vending machines, and courier duties. See job description, here.

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Teen Librarian

We are looking for someone who wants to help our community become its best by providing helpful, friendly, and hospitable services within the library and the public we serve. Some of the duties include collection development of teen materials, planning and hosting events and programs, and assisting all our patrons in their quest for information and knowledge. If you are creative and yearn to engage with all people, particularly our teenage populations, and you absolutely live to tell people about the latest and greatest YA novel, then we want you to apply. Requirements include: MLS or MSLA from ALA accredited school; a valid Indiana driver’s license, or the ability to attain one; current Indiana Public Library certification, or the ability to attain one, level 3 or higher. The position is 36 hrs/wk but may go up to 40. Hours include some evening and weekends. Benefits include Health, vision and dental insurance, as well as retirement. Great leave time included. Entry-level salary starts at $18.69/hr. If you are interested, please mail or email your resume, cover letter, and list of references to Trisha Shively at or 220 N. Union Street, Kokomo, IN 46901. We will begin reviewing applicants on July 17 and hope to have someone hired and leading our teen resources before the end of August.

Full job description at this link

Technology Facilities Assistant

Technology and Facilities Assistant: The library is in need of someone who works well with people and technology. If you have the technical expertise to troubleshoot computer and other technology problems, keep equipment maintained and updated, and can explain what you’re doing to staff without losing them to tech talk, then the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library wants you to apply for our Technology Assistant position. This position works with staff and public to help them understand and work with technology, mostly related to PCs. This position will work with digital media to help library staff with projects such as virtual programming, performances, digital recordings, and being aware of new social media trends. This position also backs up facility’s staff and will include occasional facility responsibilities, such as cleaning, landscaping, clearing snow, and possibly more. The position is 36 hrs/wk but may go up to 40. Hours include some evening and weekends. Benefits include health, vision and dental insurance, as well as retirement. Great leave time included. The starting salary is $16.24 an hour. We will only accept applications filled out online. If you have questions, please contact Aaron Smith by emailing Review of applicants will begin on August 1, 2020.

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Page and Clerical Positions:

Applications for library page and clerical positions are accepted at all times, even when there are no openings, and are kept active for six months. An application may be filled out at any library location, or Apply Online.

Library Page: Part-time. Starting wage is $8.48 / hour. Days and hours of work vary. In most page positions, the primary responsibility is shelving books. Other duties might include shelf reading, locating materials, affixing labels on new materials, covering paperbacks, filing, and occasionally assisting patrons.

Library Clerk: Part-time. Starting wage is $10.90 / hour. Days and hours of work vary. Clerks perform tasks in many library departments. Duties range from processing new library materials, library card registration, collecting library fines and assisting patrons with checking out.

Pre-Employment Screening Requirements:

KHCPL has a vital interest in maintaining safe, legal and efficient working conditions for its employees and patrons. Therefore, following a job offer, all applicants must successfully complete a drug screening and background check prior to employment. If the position requires driving a library vehicle, a good driving record is necessary.


KHCPL participates in E-verify and, upon employment, will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Information about E-verify can be found at