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Volunteer opportunities are available only to Elmhurst residents.

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Middle School

Advisory Committee Volunteer Positions (Summer)

Currently not accepting Middle School General Assistant volunteers

Make your voice heard by suggesting new Library programs, events, and activities. Meetings are virtual.

Program Assistant Volunteer Positions (Summer)

Currently not accepting Middle School General Assistant volunteers

Interact with children at an outdoor program. Events are in person.

Middle School Summer Reading Volunteer


Middle School General Assistant (School Year)

Currently not accepting Middle School General Assistant volunteers

General Assistants help the librarians with chores such as making name tags for storytimes, cleaning books, stapling, and pulling books from the shelves for displays. General Assistants work one hour a week, for seven weeks.

Middle School
General Assistant
(School Year)

Teens & Adults

Teen Advisors

Grades 9-12
Help plan Library programs for teens, voice your opinion, and make new friends. Please email the Teen Librarian for meeting days and times.

Teen/Adult Volunteer


Outreach Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to deliver materials to patrons who cannot get to the Library. You must be comfortable driving and enjoy working with people. You must also be able to work efficiently and productively with minimal supervision and follow detailed instructions with accuracy. No more than three hours per week, year round. Please fill out an application and return to the Inclusive Services Coordinator in person at the 2nd Floor Information Desk or mail to 125 S. Prospect Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126. For questions, call (630) 279-8696, ext 331 or email

  • Must use their own vehicle.
  • Background check required.
  • Good driving record required.
  • Adequate auto insurance required.

Outreach Volunteer

apply here

Court-Ordered Community Service at the Library

Currently not accepting Court-Ordered Community Service volunteers

The Library has a limited number of court-ordered volunteer positions available for teens and adults. Fill out the application at right.

Community Service

court ordered volunteer application