Are you looking for an opportunity to use your talents and expertise, to make new friends or to learn new skills? Do you love books? Do you find yourself at the Library often? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, then the Jacksonville Public Library is looking for you.   Join the citizens who are stepping forward to make a difference in our community by volunteering at the Library.

Volunteer Forms

Complete an online Volunteer Application and a library staff member will contact you shortly about volunteering. A background screening may be required.

Youth volunteers

The Library welcomes all citizens 12 and older who desire to make a difference. Youth ages 12-15 may volunteer as a member of the Teen Advisory Board and/or during the summer youth program.  Fill out the required online application and three forms (recommendationparent permission, and background check) and submit them to your local branch. 

Volunteers are a vital part of improving the quality of life in our city.   JPL offers both short-term and long-term volunteer opportunities. We are sure you will find something rewarding that will fit your schedule at the same time.


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