Jobs at the Library

The Garfield County Public Library District is a great place to work. Whether you are paid or volunteering, we have something for everyone. 


Library Assistant

Are you curious about learning, have a passion for knowledge, and value a diverse work experience?  If so, this may be the opportunity for you!

The Garfield County Public Library District is seeking a part-time (22 hours per week) Library Assistant to join our talented team at the Silt Branch Library. 

This position provides high quality customer service to the public and assists in all areas of public library services, including answering questions by phone, in-person, or email; promoting library programs; shelving materials, and a variety of other duties. 

The ideal candidate will be organized, reliable, have excellent customer service skills, and be able to work any hours the library is open.  This position is required to work some evenings and Saturdays.  A high school diploma or GED is required and previous library experience is preferred.

The starting wage for this position is $12.50 per hour.  Benefits include paid holidays, sick, and vacation time.   

View the full job description and download an application.  Please apply by Saturday, December 15 at 5pm to be considered for this position.  Email your application to or drop it off at any of our six branch libraries.  Please indicate on your application the position and location for which you are applying.


Branch Manager

The Garfield County Libraries are seeking a book wizard, an explorer, a scientist, an ideologue to join our team of enthusiastic librarians as Branch Manager for the New Castle Branch Library.

If you are looking to make a big impact, to be a part of a highly talented team of individuals who work collectively toward being a trusted and valued resource to everyone in our communities, we want to talk to you!

The Branch Manager fosters a creative and innovative work environment; is flexible and open-minded, with a constant desire to learn more; and supports and cultivates staffs’ skills and interests.  Additionally, the Branch Manager encourages staff well-being through a healthy work/life balance; adapts quickly to change; is a creative problem-solver; and effectively communicates to all levels of the Library District.

The minimum requirements for this position include a MLS or MLIS degree from a graduate school accredited by ALA, previous supervisory/leadership experience and knowledge of the principles and practices of public library functions.  This is a full time (40 hours per week), exempt position. The annual compensation for this position starts at $52,000 (DOE), plus medical, dental, vision and retirement plan benefits; paid vacation, sick and holidays. Some evenings and weekends may be required.

The position is open until filled and a successful candidate can start any time January 2, 2019 or later.   View the full job description and download an application.  Submit application materials to or fax to 970-665-1101.


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Garfield County Libraries is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.


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