Work at the Library – Getting Started

The library is a great place to work! Learn about some of the different opportunities we have available.


Working at the Library FAQs

  • Yes, you can sign up for email notification using our job application site

  • Once you have submitted your application, you are unable to edit the application. If you have additional details to provide, please contact us at

  • The minimum age 16 years old for a shelving position. All other positions require a high school diploma or GED.  See a listing of all available jobs.

  • Lisa Denham 859-578-3604 

    Sonya Brewer 859-578-3605 

    Jodi Otto   859-578-3606 

  • You can find all job openings listed here.

Available Jobs

Want to work at the library? Browse our current job openings and apply online.

Getting Started

Interested in joining our team? We believe that our staff is what makes the library great! Learn more about applying from our getting started guide.


Want to try volunteering for us first?  Check out our volunteer opportunities.


Why work at the library? Explore our benefit package to learn more about all the great benefits you can access.


At the Kenton County Public Library we believe our staff makes the difference. We invite you to learn more about opportunities and benefits of working at the library.



Here is a quick overview of some library jobs:

Library Associate
The library associate position works at all public service desks answering questions, helping with technology, checking items in & out, all while providing excellent customer service.  We offer both full-time and part-time positions for Library Associates.

Librarians work directly with the public answering questions, helping with technology and provide excellent customer service skills.  We also ask our librarians to provide next level services including programming with adults and children as well as readers advisory and collection work.  Librarian positions are full-time.

Outreach Programmer
Our outreach programmers work with preschools, K-12 as well as seniors. Most days will see you out in the community providing learning opportunities and programs for children or seniors.  We offer both full-time and part-time positions for Outreach Programmer.

Shelvers are the unsung heroes of the library. Returning our items to the shelves and keeping them organized is their daily work. Shelver positions are part-time.  You must be at least 16 years old to work as a shelver.

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