Work at Ohioana

There are multiple opportunities to work with Ohioana on either a paid or volunteer basis. See below for currently available options.



The Ohioana Library Association, which promotes and celebrates Ohio literature and connects readers and Ohio writers, seeks an on-site Library Assistant to support the organization’s mission and programs, including library and office operations, membership, fundraising, publications, and events. Library or related experience desirable. Must be able to use Microsoft Suite, familiarity with Adobe Suite, Word Press, and social media is a plus. Full-time position with benefits. The library is located in Columbus. Submit resume with two professional references and a cover letter to An Equal Opportunity Employer, Ohioana is dedicated to diversity, inclusion, and equity and strongly encourages people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.


We are currently not accepting new applications for the Ruth Weimer Mount Internship.


Ohioana has many one-time and ongoing volunteer opportunities throughout the year; a few examples are listed below. Please contact us if you’re interested in these or other volunteer opportunities.

  • Clerical help (filing, preparing mailings, etc.)
  • Help at the Ohioana Book Festival
  • Review books for the Ohioana Quarterly
  • Shelf read