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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 our vibrant and dedicated team.

Volunteer positions at the Library:

  • Welcoming visitors at the Information Desk
  • Leading storytimes for children in local daycares
  • Keeping books and other items in order on shelves 
  • Clerking at Second Hand Prose used book store
  • Processing, repairing and cleaning books
  • Assisting at 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 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.