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!

“I like working at CCPL because it gives me the ability to work with a team of creative and innovative people.”

Public Services Librarian, Waldorf West Branch, 10 Years

“I enjoy coming to CCPL and being part of a passionate team that’s willing to help the community in many ways. Libraries are constantly evolving, so the work is never stagnant and there is always something new and innovative that provides excitement.”

Customer Service Supervisor, Circulation, PD Brown, 6 Years

“I like working for CCPL because there is always an opportunity for growth. Whether it is through an outreach adventure or a position change. CCPL staff and admin are always there to encourage and support your endeavors.”

Youth Services Supervisor, Youth Services Department, P.D. Brown Memorial Library, 9 Years

“I love helping the community find the resources they need; resources that they may not have access to anywhere else.”

Young Adult Supervisor, Waldorf West, 10 Years

“I love working at CCPL because the system is constantly evolving to keep up with the needs of our community.”

Assistant Branch Manager P.D. Brown Branch, 10 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

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 13-18) 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

Not Currently Accepting Applications

  • Teen Volunteer- La Plata Branch