Volunteers are important partners in The Seattle Public Library's mission to bring people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community. The Library is fortunate to have over 350 volunteers who provide services for our patrons, maintain attractive collections and help staff host special events for the community.
Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer. Share your talents and skills and make a difference in your community!
Volunteer Opportunities for Adults
Volunteer Opportunities for High School Students
United Way of King County
How to Become a Volunteer
To learn about current volunteer openings, please call the Volunteer Services information line at 206-386-4664. You also may speak with the volunteer liaison at your local branch.
Download a Volunteer Application for Adults
Download a Volunteer Application for High School Students
Return your signed application to:
Volunteer Services Coordinator
The Seattle Public Library
1000 Fourth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104-1109
Applicants must be at least 18 years old for most Library volunteer positions. There are a limited number of volunteer projects for high school students who are at least 14 years old. Students are advised to apply for volunteer openings early in the school year. If you have questions, please speak with the volunteer liaison at your local branch.