Job Seekers

Special Notices:
All library locations will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21st for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Employment Resources

Looking for a job or to advance your career opportunities? Kansas City, Kansas Public Library offers resources to fine-tune your job interviewing skills, create an exceptional resume, update your career expertise and find a job. Browse through employment listings along with local job listings, access specific job improvement databases or apply to work at KCKPL.

National & Local Job Websites

Online Resources

College Preparation Center

Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library prepares you for interviews, study for career advancement exams, create a resume, and more.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Learn and discover a new language such as English, Spanish, German, French, Chinese, and more with Mango Languages. provides access to experts who can help with classes, resume and cover letter building, interview prep and more.

Job & Career Accelerator

Job & Career

Job & Career Accelerator provides resources for job seekers in all stages of the career and job-application process.

Novelist K-8

Spanish Resources

Recursos en Español ofrece a los adultos que están muy ocupados los recursos para mejorar sus habilidades básicas de trabajo.



ReferenceUSA helps you perform job searches, review company information, create small business plans and more.

Driver's Permit Tests

Driver's Permit Tests

Prepare for your driver's test with these DMV practice tests for car, motorcycle, or CDL exams.

Vocational & Career Collection

Career Articles

Find job and career building articles with Vocational & Career Collection from trade and industry magazines and newspapers.

Work at KCKPL

Browse Current Opportunities

How To Apply - Use one of the following four methods:

1. Fill out an online application and submit.
2. Download and complete the PDF Application. Please save the finished application to your computer and then email the finished document to HR Specialist Tammie Sharp at
3. Print out the PDF Application, fill it out, and mail it to the address below.
4. Pick up an application at any KCKPL location during regular hours. Applications may be faxed to 913- 551-3243 or mailed to:
Library Administration Office
625 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101

Unless otherwise stated, KCKPL accepts applications until positions are filled. If listed as a requirement, a resume and three professional references may be included, but do not take the place of the completed application. Applicants chosen to interview for salaried (full-time) and hourly Library Associate level positions must first pass a pre-employment test covering reading comprehension, spelling, math, the Dewey Decimal system and alphabetization.