Thank you for your interest in working with the libraries of KNRLS.

KNRLS has the following openings at this time:

System Director:

Kemper-Newton Library System, headquartered in Union MS, has an opening for the position of System Director. Duties include overseeing staff of 10 with 5 branches, overseeing preparation of annual budget & expenditures, secure funding from local government. Must be able to deal well with public.

Supervisory preferred. MLS or MLIS required or working towards completion.

Salary commensurate with education and experience. Review of application packets will begin January 4, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Telephone 601-774-9297 with questions.

Send resume and cover letter, 3 references & transcripts to: Board of Trustees, c/o Kemper-Newton Regional Library System, 101 Peachtree Street, Union MS 39365.

Whenever the library system does not have any position openings, job seekers may nonetheless submit a resume and cover letter to KNRLS at any time. These documents will be held on file for six months and considered for any job opening that arises within that time window.

For security reasons, only attachments which are PDF files will be opened.


If you need to accrue volunteer hours rather than paid hours, please email us with a statement of the hours you need and for what purpose or organization, the schedule you are able to work, and your preferred branch.

Because of tight staffing levels, we do not always have staff available to train, supervise, or prepare and assign appropriate tasks to volunteers at the library, itself, but you may always volunteer as a Friend of the Library, working to raise money to support the library by processing book donations, preparing for book sales, author talks, sponsored programs, and other events.