Application Instructions

To be considered for a position you must meet all of the stated qualifications and markedly demonstrate that you have met them through experience or education.

In accordance with the collective agreement between the Toronto Public Library Board and the Toronto Public Library Workers' Union Local 4948, external temporary employees can work a maximum of six months. Union dues will be deducted.

All applications must be received by midnight on the day of closing.

Please provide your preferred phone number and email address (if available).

If you are interested in applying for an available position, please follow these instructions:

  1. Identify the posting number (if applicable) clearly on your cover letter, resume and/or in the subject heading if using email.
  2. Email:

    You are required to include the Posting Number or role title in the subject line of all email submissions in order for your application to be considered. Note that receipt of applications will not be acknowledged.

We thank all applicants for their interest – please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For general employment enquiries, you may email us at with the subject line "Inquiry".

Accessibility statement

Toronto Public Library invites applications from all qualified individuals. The Library is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from racialized people/people of colour, women, Indigenous people, people with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ people.