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Employment at the WPPL

All professional and paraprofessional openings will be listed at Some positions may also be listed in appropriate online listings such as the Employ Florida Marketplace.

Openings: Summer Reading Program Assistant - posted May 7; closes May 20

Summer Reading Program Assistant
This is a grant-funded position specifically designed to provide an employment opportunity to a teen looking for summer work. It reports directly to the Head of Youth Services and may be supervised by the Youth Services Librarian.

The Summer Reading Program Assistant will provide services to families participating in the Library Summer Reading Program. The Assistant will register participants, communicate instructions, answer questions, listen to book reports, log participants’ activities, distribute reading incentives and complete other clerical, shelf maintenance or program preparations as assigned. The Youth Services Summer Reading Program Assistant must comply with Library policy, procedures and dress code. 

Minimum requirements:

  • Basic clerical skills - being able to put materials in correct alphanumerical order

  • Good oral communications skills

  • “People” skills – can work well with the public

  • Good basic computer skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Must be a fan of Children’s Literature

  • Ability to encourage children to read and use the library

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

  • Must be between the age of 14 and 19

Hours: 20 hours per week for 8 weeks
Schedule:  Some weekday evenings until 9 p.m. Sat. and Sun.
Salary: $8.05/hour
Closing date:  May 20, 2015


Must fill out a Library Employment Application and pass the Library Page Test as part of the application process.

The Library Page Test will be given on the following dates:
Wednesday, May 13, 6 p.m.
Monday, May 18, 3:45 p.m.
Wednesday, May 20, 3:45 p.m.


Evelyn Malles, Head – Youth Services    
407-623-3300, ext. 115 

Please email cover letter and resume to the above address.



All applicants for paraprofessional positions must complete the Winter Park Public Library Application, which should be dropped off at the Library. Applications are NOT accepted unless there is a posted opening. If your electronic capabilities allow, a completed PDF of the application returned via e-mail is preferred.