Employment Opportunities:

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Library Assistant 1 – Bedford Central Library

The Bedford Public Library System is seeking a friendly, creative, well-organized person with strong computer skills to assist patrons, plan and present children and teen programs, and perform other public service desk duties at the Bedford Central Library. Demonstrated ability to work with groups of children and teens required. Library experience desired. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. 20 hours per week, including some Saturdays and evenings, $9.25 per hour. Applications are available at any Bedford Public Library or online at www.bplsonline.org. Position open until filled. EOE

Send paper applications to :
Dawn Fisher, Youth Services Librarian
321 N. Bridge Street
Bedford, VA 24523
Or email applications to: dfisher@bpls.org

Library Assistant 1 – Forest Library

The Bedford Public Library System is seeking a friendly, creative, well-organized person with strong computer skills to assist patrons, plan and present children and teen programs at the Forest Library. Demonstrated ability to work with groups of children and teens is required. Library experience desired. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. 24 hours per week, including occasional Saturdays and evenings, $9.25 per hour. Full Library Assistant I position description is available on our website. Applications are available at any Bedford Public Library or online at www.bplsonline.org. Position open until filled. EOE

Send paper applications to :
Kate Forsyth
15583 Forest Road
Forest, VA 24551
Or email applications to: kforsyth@bpls.org

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Volunteer Opportunities :

If there are volunteer opportunities available at the time your application is submitted, your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted by the Volunteer Coordinator. An interview will be required and all applications will be kept on file for six(6) months.

Download the BPLS volunteer application [PDF file].

Download the volunteer information handbook [PDF file]. It covers what you can expect from the Library staff; what the Library staff will expect of you; general procedural requirements; and some frequently asked questions.