Memorial Day Weekend Closings
All Indianapolis Public Library locations will be closed May 28 - 30 for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, except the InfoZone which will be open each day from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Southport Branch closing
The Southport Branch will be closed for renovation May 31, June 1, and June 2.

East Washington Branch Closing
The East Washington Branch has been closed for renovation. More updates coming soon.


Job Openings

Share the pride of a library career!

Contact Us

The Indianapolis Public Library
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 211
Indianapolis, IN 46206-0211
317-275-4800

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As a dynamic leader among libraries within the state of Indiana, and with 24 locations serving Marion County, the Indianapolis Public Library is proud of its over 500 professional, dedicated and knowledgeable staff members. If you are looking for the opportunity to learn and grow, we believe you will find no better organization than the Indianapolis Public Library.

Nowhere else can you find as much encouragement and opportunity to contribute to the future of an organization and the community it serves, as well as your own career. Join the organization that owes its reputation for community service and innovation directly to the talent and ambition of its staff.

How to Apply

Typical Career Opportunities

There are many different types of positions that make a library successful.  Here are a few examples of some of the jobs at the Library.

Diverse Staff

Library Pages

Assist with sorting and re-shelving materials including books and a variety of other activities, which vary, based on location. These individuals must be at least 14 years of age and have completed their freshman year of high school.

Library Assistants

Help patrons by checking materials in and out, taking applications for Library cards, reserving materials that are currently in use, and helping patrons with overdue materials. These individuals must have completed high school or have a G.E.D. and possess basic computer skills.

Public Service Associates

Provide ready reference assistance and various patron services. These individuals must have a Bachelor's degree and 2 years of previous customer service experience.

Public Services Librarians

Have extensive knowledge of specialized print and electronic resources, knowledge and maintenance of the collection, plans, schedules and implementation of programming, fosters community partnerships as appropriate to promote and improve library services and works to ensure that the Library’s public service priorities are met. Librarians must have a master's degree in library science (MLS).

Team Members

Performs routine cleaning, as well as maintenance duties, in order to ensure a clean and safe environment for patrons, staff and other visitors to their assigned Library facilities. Performs routine delivery, shipment, and unloading of materials and mail. These individuals must have a valid driver's license and good driving record.