Volunteer at the Library

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Library!

Before applying, please review the openings that we have below. Your application will be reviewed by the staff, and you will be contacted via email for the next steps. We receive more applications than we have openings. Not everyone who applies will be selected for an opening. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Volunteers of all ages will need to complete and pass the City’s background screening prior to volunteering. This may involve being fingerprinted at City Hall in Downtown Jacksonville. 

  • two men and a woman volunteering for Jax Book Fest

    Volunteering at Jax Book Fest at Main Library.

  • Teen volunteer prepares to shelve books at library

    Teen volunteer preparing to shelve books at the Pablo Creek Library.

  • Reading with a Therapy Dog, Mr. Vito

    Reading with a Therapy Dog, Mr. Vito, with thank-you cards from the children who read to him at Brentwood Library.

  • Volunteer man stocks the holds shelf at library

    Volunteer stocks the holds shelf for customer pick up at Mandarin Library.

  • Volunteer woman and her dog at library

    Dug, the Reading with a Therapy Dog, and owner are ready for children to read to them at Bill Brinton Murray Hill Library.

Teen girl volunteer at the library

Teen Opportunities

The Library welcomes teens aged 12-18 years who desire to make a difference in their community.

volunteer adult with therapy dog and a child in the library

Adult Opportunities

Learn about our featured openings and how you can make a difference.

Volunteer log-in with woman shelving books in library

Existing Volunteer Login

Find open opportunities, update your personal information, and review your hours.