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The Anacostia Library will be closed from Monday, July 22 - Sunday, Aug. 4 for a scheduled facilities project. Learn more on the Anacostia Library page.

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Careers at DC Public Library


The DC Public Library is a vibrant center of activity for residents and visitors in the nation’s capital. The library provides environments that invite reading, learning and community discussion. The library also equips people to become lifetime learners and helps the community to embrace diversity and build a thriving city. We are proud to be a recognized force in the community for engaging the mind, expanding opportunities and elevating the quality of life.

Through 26 locations, the DC Public Library serves as a community focal point, offering books, services and programs, technology and community gathering spaces that promote the joy of reading, discovery and community pride. Our programs are intentionally diverse and designed to support public education. Our libraries conduct educational, recreational and cultural programming with an emphasis on “birth to 24 years.”

DC Public Library is going through a transformation. Many wonderful things are happening here. If you enjoy a rewarding and collaborative work environment where your hard work can truly make a difference, come join us. All positions require excellent customer service skills, commitment to public service and the willingness to learn and embrace change.

Employment Opportunities

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*Employees must apply from inside of PeopleSoft to access "Agency or District Government Only" postings. 

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DC Government Employment Opportunities

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DC Government Benefits

The DC Department of Human Resources (DCHR) manages employee compensation and benefit programs that enable the District to attract, support, and retain a well-qualified and diverse workforce. DCHR is committed to providing you with a high level of customer care in administering your District Government employee benefits.