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Benefits 20-

The following benefits are available to employees who work fewer than 20 hours per week.


Employees begin accruing vacation time when they begin working for the Library. Vacation will accrue based on the employee's most recent benefit-eligible hire date. Employees will accrue vacation prorated based on the number of regularly scheduled work hours and continuous years of service at the following rate. 

Vacation Accrual Rate

Service Years 0–1 2–5 6–20 21+

Accrual Rate
# days/year

13 19 23 26

Sick Leave

Employees will accrue sick leave at the rate of 3.70 hours per pay period starting when they begin work at the Library. Employees working less than 40 hours per week will accrue sick leave at a prorated rate. There is no limit to the number of sick leave hours an employee can accumulate.

Bereavement Leave

Up to five days is allowed in case of death of a member of the immediate family or household.

Retirement Savings Plans: 401K, 457, ROTH IRA

All employees are eligible to participate in Utah Retirement Systems' 401K and 457 Plans. Maximum contribution (not including 457(b) plans) for 2017 is $18,000.


All full-time and benefit-eligible part-time employees receive holiday pay on a prorated basis according to the number of regularly scheduled work hours.

The Library observes 11 days as paid holidays:

  • New Year's Day (Jan 1)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (3rd Mon in Jan)
  • President's Day (3rd Mon in Feb)
  • Memorial Day (Last Mon in May)
  • Juneteenth (3rd Mon in June)
  • Independence Day (Jul 4)
  • Pioneer Day (Jul 24)
  • Labor Day (1st Mon in Sep)
  • Thanksgiving Day (4th Thu of Nov)
  • Day after Thanksgiving (4th Fri of Nov)
  • Christmas Eve (Dec 24)
  • Christmas Day (Dec 25)

Workers Compensation

Provided through the Workers Compensation Fund of Utah (WCF). The Library pays the total premium.

Other Benefits of Employment

  • Free Parking
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Fitness Center
  • Staff Development Trainings
  • Transit Pass Reimbursement
  • Staff Discounts at Library Square Stores