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Known as the Forest City and located in the heart of southwestern Ontario at the midpoint between Windsor / Detroit and Toronto, London is an ideal place to call your home.

A mid-sized city with a population of 366 151, London offers affordable housing; excellent educational facilities, including both a university and college; terrific recreational and cultural venues and activities; good shopping, and is the perfect place to raise a family.

It’s also home to the London Public Library: proud to be an ambassador for London AND committed to being a GREAT place to work.

We invite you to visit one of our 16 locations throughout the city to find out why or to review our website to learn more about the many services and programs we provide.

London Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce that is representative of the population we serve. To that end, we welcome applications from talented individuals - men and women of all ages and backgrounds, including aboriginals, visible minorities, those with disabilities, newcomers and those from other cultures - with the required core competencies, education and experience.

We believe that it is the right of all employees, volunteers, Board Members, customers and any person having a relationship with the Library to be treated with dignity and respect.

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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.