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With a population of 383,822, London, Ontario is known as the Forest City and is located in the heart of southwestern Ontario, London. For more information about living in London, please visit the City of London’s web site.

With over 300 employees and 16 branches strategically located throughout the City, London Public Library not only delivers outstanding traditional library services (i.e. books), but offers a continuous stream of relevant programming for all ages, partners with community stakeholders and volunteers to enhance important services (e.g. newcomers, literacy), exposes the community to the latest in technology (e.g. digital labs, free wireless, computer access), and provides an open environment for community collaboration and gathering. We serve as a conduit to the London community and we’re committed to giving employees a great career experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce that is representative of the community we serve. To that end, we welcome applications from talented individuals with the required core competencies, education and experience.

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Work Opportunities

Work opportunities are varied. We hire:

Librarians: Provide expert assistance in navigating the information highway, develop and deliver innovative programs and reach out to the community to ensure needs are met. A Master’s degree in Library Information Science is required.

Library Assistants: Provide reference assistance, program support and circulation services. A minimum of two years post secondary education is required.

Pages: Shelve returned books and other materials and ensure that the Library’s collection is kept in good order. This position would appeal to students who are looking to work on a temporary basis while going to school and gain valuable work experience.


Please scroll to the bottom to find online application form.  Note for current ads, check on the box "Jobs @ LPL" located on the top right corner of this page.

During a recruitment process, London Public Library will notify job applicants, when they are individually selected to participate in a selection process, that accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used that takes into account the applicant's accessibility needs due to disability. London Public Library shall, when making offer of employment, notify the successful candidate of its policies for accommodating employees with disabilities.

Full Time, Part Time and Casual Positions

Most positions are generally filled internally; however, casual positions are posted externally on a frequent basis.

We welcome expressions of interest at any time and will retain all resumes for a period of six months.

London Public Library thanks you for your interest in the Library; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Use the form below to submit your application.

OR you may apply by sending your resume and cover letter,

By Mail:
Human Resources
London Public Library
251 Dundas St.
London, Ontario  N6A 6H9

Please use Microsoft Word, PDF or OpenOffice formats
Please use Microsoft Word, PDF or OpenOffice formats

Personal information collected by London Public Library is done so underthe authority of the London Public Library Board. This will be used in the process of the library’s business. Questions regarding the collection of this information should be directed to the CEO & Chief Librarian, London Public Library, 251 Dundas St., London, ON N6A 6H9.