Volunteer

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Volunteers at Eugene Public Library contribute to fulfilling the Library’s mission to support an informed community, lifelong learning, and the love of reading by providing access for all city residents to the universe of ideas and information. Beyond contributing their time, talents, and energy to the Library, volunteers are an important part of a vibrant and dedicated team.

Volunteer positions at the Library:


  • Welcoming people at the Information Desk
  • Facilitating learning in the Maker Hub
  • Taking storytime to children in local daycare facilities
  • Keeping books and other items in order on shelves 
  • Clerking at Second Hand Prose used book store
  • Processing, repairing, and cleaning books
  • Assisting at youth events
  • And more
Most volunteer positions require regular weekly 2-hour shifts and a six month commitment. The minimum age is 14.

To apply, download our Volunteer Application or pick one up at the Information Desk at the Downtown Library, or at the Bethel Branch or Sheldon Branch.

Volunteers are matched to open positions based on schedules, skills, and interests.

Questions? Email the Library volunteer coordinator or call 541-682-8335