Career Opportunities

Our Mission
The mission of Monroe County Public Library is to enrich lives and strengthen our community by providing equitable access to information and opportunities to read, learn, discover, and create.

Our Vision
An educated, engaged, curious, and creative Monroe County, with the library at its center.


As a nationally top-rated library, we are known for enriching the lives of our community by integrating our values of accessibility, freedom of expression, inclusiveness, integrity, lifelong learning, respect, and service into everything we do; from our daily patron interactions to implementing our strategic plan.

Monroe County Public Library serves 137,000 Monroe County residents. Our main library in Bloomington and branch in Ellettsville offer a full range of contemporary library amenities including access to personalized reference services, books, movies and music, and research databases. Our collections are offered in print and digital formats and we provide digital media equipment for on-site use.  We have an award-winning literacy program and a five-channel community television network. 

We are proud of our highly talented staff who welcomes each opportunity to assist our patrons with superb customer service.  Library employees are the heart of our library. 

Our busy public library enjoys strong support in a community that values education, arts, culture, and civic engagement, and library positions are highly sought after.  If you want to become part of an environment that encourages growth and learning and truly invests in its people, take a look at our applicant web site and see if there's a place for you.  

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class.