Employment Opportunities

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Under the direction of the Marathon Public Library Board, the CEO supports and assists the Board in its governance and strategic planning roles.  The CEO represents the library at municipal events and in the community and is the key link at the staff level. They will build and nurture strategic alliances with relevant community services.

The new CEO will ensure that a solid infrastructure is maintained, facilities, funding and staff, collections and programs.

Application Procedure:

To apply for this position, please prepare a results-oriented resume outlining your achievements and listing your previous positions. Please submit the above no later than 4:00pm on December 15, 2021 to:

Tamara Needham
Marathon Public Library
22 Peninsula Drive
Marathon, Ontario
P0T 2E0

Email: marpublib.ceo@outlook.com
Phone: 807-229-0740
Fax: 807-229-3336


Marathon Public Library COVID-19 Update 


July 19, 2021 (MARATHON, ON)— On July 16, 2021, the province of Ontario had entered phase three (3) of the roadmap to reopening. As outlined in phase three (3), all public libraries are now permitted to increase their limited capacity. As per the guidelines enforced by the province of Ontario and the Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU), the library will be operating with a total of 20 persons permitted to enter the facility. This capacity limitation breaks down to a limit of four (4) persons for computer usage and five (5) persons for browsing/checkout. All previous precautions will remain in place at this time. We would like to remind our patrons that it is mandatory to wear a mask and sanitize when entering the facility. The Marathon Public Library would like to thank everyone for your continued support in our small-town public library.

For more information on our COVID-19 response please click here (https://marathon.olsn.ca/covid-19/)


The aforementioned capacity limits are well within Schedule 1, sub-section 3(1) of O.Reg. 364/20 capacity calculation.

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