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Outreach Storyteller (half time)

Make a difference in your community. The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library is seeking a child advocate dedicated to ensuring that children develop school readiness skills through storytelling including but not limited to book sharing, music, movement, finger plays, puppetry, and digital mediums. Candidate will need knowledge of early childhood development and the ability […]


Custodian (half-time)

SCHEDULE:  Half time: four-hour shifts beginning at 8 pm Fridays and Mondays and 2:15 pm Saturdays. 8 hours on Sundays beginning at 12:15 pm  DUTIES:  Perform cleaning procedure of the Library facilities to meet high performance standards.  This will be accomplished with custodial equipment such as: large vacuums, upright vacuums, and carpet shampooers.  Other tasks will […]


Communications Editor

This position requires a wordsmith who is creative, innovative, and technically savvy. The successful candidate is comfortable juggling multiple projects and has a bright, snappy writing style. Are you a copywriter who loves to project-manage? The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library’s in-house Communications/Marketing Team is fast-paced and busy with a wide variety of projects […]


Safety and Security Associate

DUTIES:    Assist with daily safety and security operations tasks as needed. Operate security systems such as cameras, DVR’s, controlled access and incident reporting software. Continually patrol Library property and observe activity. Monitor and react to emergencies and activities on Library property. Operate life safety systems such as fire alarm and announcement systems, etc. Review safety and […]