Volunteer with us

Hey there! We’ve reached our maximum number of volunteers for the summer. Thanks for all of your interest! Volunteer applications will be accepted again in the fall.
Develop new skills. Find new friends. Make your library a better place. Be a volunteer.

We appreciate your interest in volunteering with the library. Volunteer positions range from long-term regular work to occasional event support, from shelving in the stacks to digging in the garden. More information and application links are listed below. Applications will be accepted on an as-needed basis.

Questions? Reach out to the volunteer team at libraryvolunteers@townofchapelhill.org.

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Materials Shelver

Shelve all sorts of books and media in the stacks, keeping the library collection organized.

Apply now
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Collections Assistant

Prepare new books to go on the shelves, repair damaged books, and sort withdrawn library materials.

Apply now
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Event Support

From set up to tear down, event assistants help library events and programs run smoothly.

Apply now
Develop new skills. Find new friends. Make your library a better place. Be a volunteer.

We appreciate your interest in volunteering with the library. Volunteer positions range from long-term regular work to occasional event support, from shelving in the stacks to digging in the garden. More information and application links are listed below. Applications are always welcome and will be reviewed as needed. Questions? Reach out to the volunteer team at libraryvolunteers@townofchapelhill.org.

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Materials Shelver

Shelve all sorts of books and media in the stacks, keeping the library collection organized.

Apply now
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Collections Assistant

Prepare new books to go on the shelves, repair damaged books, and sort withdrawn library materials.

Apply now
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Event Support

From set up to tear down, event assistants help library events and programs run smoothly.

Apply now
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Workday Volunteer

Grab your gloves and pitch in one morning a month to improve our Pritchard Park ecosystem.

Apply now
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Eco Monitor

Take pictures, count critters, contribute to scientific knowledge, and support environmental education.

Apply now
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Garden Corps

Help us keep our native plants in Pritchard Park watered and weeded, healthy and happy.

Apply now


Providing a welcoming and accessible volunteer program is important to us. Please contact us at libraryvolunteers@townofchapelhill.org to discuss any special circumstances or accommodations you may need.


Are you part of a community group or organization looking to volunteer at the library? Send our volunteer team an email with the details and we'll be in touch. 

Volunteer with our Friends

Helping our Friends helps the library. Visit the Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library to learn more about volunteer opportunities within their organization.

Join our Friends
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Workday Volunteer

Grab your gloves and pitch in one morning a month to improve our Pritchard Park ecosystem.

Apply now
Image

Eco Monitor

Take pictures, count critters, contribute to scientific knowledge, and support environmental education.

Apply now
Image

Garden Corps

Help us keep our native plants in Pritchard Park watered and weeded, healthy and happy.

Apply now


Providing a welcoming and accessible volunteer program is important to us. Please contact us at libraryvolunteers@townofchapelhill.org to discuss any special circumstances or accommodations you may need.


Are you part of a community group or organization looking to volunteer at the library? Send our volunteer team an email with the details and we'll be in touch. 

Volunteer with our Friends

Helping our Friends helps the library. Visit the Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library to learn more about volunteer opportunities within their organization.

Join our Friends