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The Albany County Public Library is hiring a Library Director! 

ACPL is looking for a strong leader with management and business experience. This position works with a Board of Directors to create and maintain library vision; provide oversight of a $1 million budget; and direct library collections, programs, public relations, outreach, facilities, infrastructure and technology. Salary range: $55,000-$65,000, benefitted position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master of Library Science degree preferred, but strong candidates with management and business experience will be considered.
  • Organizational management and supervisory experience required.
  • Fiscal management experience required.

The Library

Albany County Public Library serves a population of more than 37,000, with its main library branch in Laramie and two branches located in Rock River and Centennial, Wyoming. ACPL has a staff of 22. The library is part of the Wyoming statewide catalog, WYLD. More information can be found at: www.albanycountylibrary.org/.

The Area

ACPL is located in Laramie, Wyoming. Laramie is located just 45 miles from Fort Collins, Colorado and 130 miles from Denver, Colorado. Laramie offers a variety of outdoor adventures and is the home of the University of Wyoming. More information about the cost of living in Laramie can be found at: http://wywf.org/self-sufficiency-calculator/.

Read the full Library Director Job Description.

Application Instructions

  • Applications due by March 20, 2017
  • Email cover letter and resume to Delilah Pasman at clsearch@albanycountylibrary.org
  • Questions can be directed to the Search Committee at clsearch@albanycountylibrary.org

Volunteer Opportunities

The Albany County Public Library is not accepting volunteers at this time. The Friends of the Library are accepting volunteers at this time. Information can be found under Book Sale Volunteer below.

Book Sale Volunteer

Assist the Friends of the Library by sorting through donations and learning to shelve and price books for sales.  Work with other volunteers on Tuesday mornings, or at other times during the week, to be arranged.  Contact the Friends of the Library at lbookcellar@gmail.com to learn more.

Book Shelver:  

If you have an hour or two per week, you can help us reshelve books and other materials returned by library patrons.  Get to know the collection inside and out!  Passage of shelving test, and regular hours are required for this position.  Time commitment:  1 – 10 hours per week; regular.

Centennial Branch Assistant:

This volunteer will provide reference and circulation services one day a week at the library branch in Centennial, WY.  Time commitment:  four hours per week.

Rock River Volunteer:  

Please contact Rock River Librarian, Shirley Spiegelberg, for opportunities.

Lost and Found:

This volunteer will go through our lost and found boxes once monthly and take useful items to the Salvation Army.  Time commitment:  three hours per month.

Scrapbook Volunteer (library staff scrapbook): 

This volunteer will compile and mount clippings and other items to go into the scrapbook recording library staff news.. Time commitment:  5 hours per month.

Tax Preparation Volunteer: 

Volunteers are needed between mid-January and April 15 to help people file their income tax returns.  No previous experience is necessary, and complete training is provided for this IRS sponsored program.  After training, volunteers help an average of 8 hours a month during the tax season.  For more details email or call Paul Heimer at 745-8643 or pheimer@unitedwayalbanycounty.org.