Because working for us means being able to connect to something bigger.

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Why Work at YCL?

York County Libraries has been telling York County’s story since 1974. We cherish and foster our ties to the community, allowing our employees to make a quality and meaningful impact on the people of York County 

We pride ourselves on creating a positive work environment. Teamwork, open communication, and a family-like atmosphere are why our employees look forward to coming to work each day. As a YCL employee you can expect a casual-dress work environment, flexible work schedules, benefits, and so much more.

So what are you waiting for? Join our group of over 200 employees at 13 different libraries and 14 contract site locations, in making a difference in York County today!

Watch the video below to hear more about working for a library and the sense of community our work supports!

We Welcome All!

Really, everyone! We strive to build a diverse team that reflects our community. Working for YCL means that you get to work with a diverse group of individuals from all backgrounds. We offer career opportunities for people at all stages, from Entry Level to Professional.


Our employees are our most important asset, and we want to help you grow! All YCL positions offer opportunities for professional development and advancement through workshops, conferences, and ongoing training. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to full-time, eligible employees, which includes:

  • Paid time off–including sick time, vacation time, and personal time
  • Paid Holidays–we offer eight!
  • Medical benefits–including health, dental, and vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance, AD&D, and disability insurance

In addition, Part-time eligible employees can expect paid vacation and sick time, as well as participation in our 401K plan!

Ready to Take the Next Step?

We invite you to explore our open job opportunities and apply for the position that best fits your interest and requirements. After the open period for the position is closed, applications are reviewed by the Hiring Manager to determine if you will be selected for an interview.

Note: Pennsylvania law requires that candidates offered positions with YCL must submit clearances that are dated no more than 1 year prior to their start date, and will be required to update all clearances every 5 years. For more information on what clearances are required and how to obtain them, please click here.

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