Outreach Librarian

Application (.pdf)

The Paul Sawyier Public Library is seeking a full-time outreach librarian to deliver library materials to homebound individuals and senior residents and facilities. See complete description below.

Send cover letter, resume and completed employment application to Jessica Whittaker, Human Resources Administrator, Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street, Frankfort, KY 40601. Completed applications, resumes and letters may also be dropped off at the front desk of the Library. Emailed copies may be sent to JessicaW@pspl.org. NO phone calls please.

Paul Sawyier Public Library

Outreach Librarian

Performs duties related to senior and homebound

Selects and recommends library materials for delivery to senior and homebound patrons

Schedules deliveries

Makes deliveries of library materials to individuals and senior facilities

Expands and develops the delivery program

Performs support functions relative to outreach programming and main library operations

Maintains a positive and friendly attitude when dealing with the public

Other duties as assigned


Have and maintain a driver’s license and a clear driving record

Bachelor’s degree preferred, 2 years of college and 2 years related experience; or related experience

Ability to comprehend and execute written and oral instructions, write correspondence, effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations

Computer competency

The physical demands are significant:  gathering books, loading and unloading book deliveries, trips in and out of residences and facilities, lifting and moving books, pushing carts loaded with books

As part of the job, become certified with the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

A genuine appreciation and affinity for working with seniors


Competitive salary based on education and experience. Retirement, paid holidays, vacation,  sick leave, health and life insurance.