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 475 volunteers who provide services for our patrons, help staff maintain attractive collections and 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
Service Learning Volunteer Opportunities for High School Students
United Way of King County
Become a Volunteer at the Library
To learn about volunteer openings for adults, please call the Volunteer Services information line at 206-386-4664. You also may speak with the volunteer liaison at your local branch. Applicants must be at least 18 years old for most Library volunteer positions.
Download a Volunteer Application for Adults
Return your signed application to:
Volunteer Services Coordinator
The Seattle Public Library
1000 Fourth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104-1109
The Library offers service learning volunteer projects for high school students who are at least 14 years old. Please speak with the Teen Services librarian at your local branch to learn more about service learning opportunities.
Download a Volunteer Application for High School Students