Volunteers must be 12 years of age or older.
If you are under age 18, you must have a parent or guardian sign your application.
Volunteers applying to work with youth must agree to a background check.
Visit the library to apply!
For more information, to receive an application, or to discuss volunteer opportunities, contact the library's volunteer coordinator:
Adopt-a-shelf - Help shelve read fiction books to keep in correct order.
Collectors' Corner Trading Place - talk with kids about nature at the Highland Park Library.
Computer classes and labs - assist with or teach basic computer skills.
Createch Mentor- Engage with teens one-on-one or in groups with digital devices and activities. Help work on projects that inspire teens to use their creativity.
English Conversation Circles - lead discussion groups with English language learners.
Gardening- plant and maintain flowers and plants on library grounds.
Homework Center - tutor and mentor students of all ages.
Innovation Lab Assistant – Assist and teach adult patrons to use 3 D computers. Laser Engravers and other innovative equipment and software in the Lab to create innovative work.
Library Beautification - Help make the library sparkle
Library programs and events - assist at programs with set-up, greeting and directing visitors.
Reading Together - meet one-on-one with a student weekly to help boost reading.
Recording Studio Assistant- Assist patrons with use of computers the equipment and software in the Recording Studio.
Summer Reading Program - assist library staff in signing up participants, checking reading logs, and distributing prizes
AARP Tax Preparation Volunteer Greeter - greet participants, verify ID and tax documents (special training required)