Careers @ CCPL

Thank you for your interest in working at CCPL! 

The Charles County Public Library consists of four library branches, as well as a Mobile Library and Outreach Van. We have a staff of more than 90, that includes full-time and part-time employees. Our branches house over 200,000 volumes of printed materials, audio books, films, and other documents. Currently, there are over 75,000 Charles County residents who have library cards and that number grows every day. CCPL is proud that our services are inclusive of all members of our diverse community. We support a diverse and inclusive environment for our staff and our customers and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. (See our Accessibility and Diversity Statements).

We are committed to hiring individuals who are passionate about public service, serving their community, and who lead by example, providing excellent internal and external customer service to all.

Charles County Public Library offers generous benefit packages, including paid time off, retirement, medical and dental insurance, and opportunities for educational advancement.

Hear what staff has to say about working at CCPL!

“Being able to unite patrons with information or services that they need to help them lead the best life that they can makes me passionate about my job at CCPL.”

Public Services Librarian, Waldorf West, 8 Years

“I love being able to work at a job where I feel like I get to make a difference in my community. Every day is different with new challenges and opportunities.”

Assistant Branch Manager, Waldorf West , 9 Years

“This community makes me passionate about my job. I love seeing the families come into the branch for programming or simply to just get books. This community is the heartbeat of my job and I love coming to work everyday to explore how I can better serve this community.”

Children's Supervisor, P.D. Brown , 7.5 Years

“As a teen librarian, my passion is exposing teens to new ideas and being part of their learning process. Of course, in the process, I learn quite a bit as well.”

Young Adult Supervisor, Waldorf West , 8 Years

“Just anything that makes someone’s day a little better makes me passionate to work at CCPL.”

Circulation Assistant, La Plata , 12 Years

“I like working at CCPL because we have friendly staff; we’re able to bring needed and wanted resources to the community and I have the ability to use my interests to share with others via programs. Creativity is celebrated.”

Mobile Services Associate, Mobile Library , 4 Years

“We really care about the community and are always striving to provide needed resources, programming, and services.”

Branch Manager, Waldorf West , 7 Years

“I love working at CCPL because I work with a brilliant and creative staff, I am in a learning and engaging environment everyday, I love serving my community, and I am constantly exposed to new technology.”

Children's Supervisor, Waldorf West, 8 Years

“I like the teamwork attitude that is found throughout the organization.”

Executive Assistant, Administrative Offices , 2 Years

“It’s great working with and for a fantastic group of colleagues and customers who make me laugh and keep work life interesting and never dull!”

Assistant Branch Manager, La Plata , 33 Years

“The ability to interact with and help a variety of people on a daily basis. There is always some new reference question that has never been asked. Finding the answer is part of the fun.”

Public Service Associate, Waldorf West , 4 Years

Below you will find our current job openings. If you do not see a listing that is right for you, or if there are no current openings, sign up for job alerts to get notified of future vacancies.

Volunteer @ CCPL

Please note: We are not accepting volunteer applications while our buildings are closed. Please continue to check back for updates. 

Volunteering at CCPL is a great way to get involved in the community, share your talent, and gain experience.  Volunteer opportunities are made available for adults and teens (ages 12-18) to assist with a variety of projects and initiatives at the library.  Please feel free to visit your local library branch to inquire about volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer assignments may include:

  • Helping prepare story time crafts;
  • Assisting with programs; 
  • Shelf reading (making sure books are in the right order);
  • Organizing;
  • Learning how to make simple book repairs;
  • Serving on the Board of Trustees;
  • On-going commitment to volunteer a few hours a week.

Please note that we are not always able to take on new volunteers and that these positions are unpaid.  Volunteers must successfully complete a background check.  Minors must have parent/guardian consent.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

If opportunities are available, please follow the provided link(s) to apply.

Questions?

Questions? Click here for branch locations and our contact information.

CHARLES COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/A.D.A. COMPLIANT EMPLOYER AND ADHERES TO ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL EMPLOYMENT LAWS. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT OUR COMPLIANCE CENTER.