Become a Library Volunteer

Do you have two hours a week to volunteer? Do you want to contribute to your community? Consider becoming a library volunteer!

Adult or teen (ages 12-17) volunteers support the library in many ways. Positions include shelving, filing, telephone duties, greeting or helping at self-check. Adult and teen volunteer opportunities are based on individual needs of the library. Current positions listed below.

Applications are available for teens at the children’s members service desk or on our website. Applications are accepted only when positions are available, and returned in person at the desired location. Contact the adult facilitator at the location for adult applications.

Download a Teen Application (PDF)

Summer Teen Volunteers

Summer teen volunteers: applications are accepted on a first-come basis beginning Fri, May 01, 2020. Space is limited.

Current Positions Available

Special Program Assistants

Recruiting at
  • Loula V. York Branch

Teen Volunteers

Recruiting at
  • West Boca Branch

Now accepting applications for Teen Volunteers beginning, Mon, Jan. 13. Applicants will need to attend & pass a brief assessment & then attend orientation. Assessment dates will be scheduled when the application is submitted.

Books-By-Mail Assistant

Recruiting at
  • Books-By-Mail

Adult Volunteers needed to process Library materials for mailing /postal service pickup. Duties: empty mail gurney of book bags, discharge and shelve materials and books by alphabetical/numerical order. Use of personal computer SIRSI workflow, book trucks, crates, step stool, hand trucks and library security equipment. 2-3 days per week, 2 hours per day and mornings are preferred.

Literacy Tutors

Recruiting at
  • Adult Literacy

Work at the following branch libraries: Belle Glade , Greenacres, Lantana, Main Library, Okeechobee Boulevard and Loula V. York (Pahokee)

Volunteer Contact Information

Administration 233-2766 CONTACTSAnn Nelson
Acreage Branch 681-4100 CONTACTS
Adult - Angel Contreras
Teen - Carol Groceman
Belle Glade Branch 996-3453 CONTACTS
Adult - Brenda Gonzalez
Teen - Gessy Volcimus
Books-By-Mail 649-5478 CONTACTS
Adult - Ronald Glass
Clarence E. Anthony Branch 992-8393 CONTACTS
Adult - Deborah Gadson
Teen - Tania Chatelain
Gardens Branch 626-6133 CONTACTS
Adult - Julia Lecraw
Teen - Kayo Chiba
Glades Road Branch 482-4554 CONTACTS
Adult - Phillip Wong-Kuon
Teen - Karyn Dombrosky
Greenacres Branch 641-9100 CONTACTS
Adult - Lenora Sur
Teen - Deborah Nahabedian
Hagen Ranch Road Branch 894-7500 CONTACTS
Adult - Yvette Tormo
Teen - Afra Burton
Jupiter Branch 744-2301 CONTACTS
Adult - Yvette Morales
Teen - Samantha Stewart
Lantana Road Branch 304-4500 CONTACTS
Adult - Paul Flores
Teen - Tracy Phillips
Literacy 894-7510 CONTACTS Marianne Estrada
Loula V. York Branch 924-5928 CONTACTS
Adult/Teen - Ellen Kentner
Main Library 233-2600 CONTACTS
Adult - Deborah Loyal
Teen - Vacant
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch 233-1880 CONTACTS
Adult - Isabelle Stevens
Teen - Beth MacGregor
Royal Palm Beach Branch 790-6030 CONTACTS
Adult - Jessie Eggers
Teen - Cheryl Fishman
Talking Books 649-5487 CONTACTS
Adult - Chandra Thornton
Technical Services 649-5500 CONTACTS
Adult - Vacant
Tequesta Branch 746-5970 CONTACTS
Adult/Teen - Angela Renna
Wellington Branch 790-6070 CONTACTS
Adult - Catherine Windecker
Teen - Jessica Consuegra
West Boca Branch 470-1600 CONTACTS
Adult - J. Peterson Chua
Teen - Ginny Furnas
West Boynton Branch 734-5556 CONTACTS
Adult - Natasha Tring L.
Teen - Elisabeth Neumann