KCLS Employment

The King County Library System (KCLS) has for decades been recognized throughout the nation and the world as a model library. Find out how you can play a role in our work. 

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Known as one of the busiest library systems, we continue to expand our services to patrons in keeping pace with changes in technology, shifting community demographics, and changing patron needs and expectations.

Our mission is to provide free, open, and equal access to ideas and information. By following our Intellectual Freedom Policy, we encourage all members of the community to encounter the rich diversity of concepts upon which a democratic society depends.

We employ approximately 1,200 staff members in 49 locations throughout King County and offer a wide range of full and part-time opportunities.

Diversity & Equal Opportunity

Setting the standard of excellence for libraries, we attract, develop, and retain an innovative, talented, and diverse workforce.

We strive to recruit and hire employees from diverse backgrounds, based on qualifications and abilities. Both the recruitment process and ongoing training promote a workforce that supports and encourages diversity.

Reasonable Accommodation

All applications must be submitted online except as an ADA accommodation.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process will be accommodated to the extent reasonably possible.

To request accommodation please call 425.369.3224.