Volunteer at the Library

The Highland Park Public Library is seeking volunteers to work with our friendly staff on a variety of tasks.

For more information, please contact the coordinator:
847-432-0216 x 100

Volunteer Portal

Hours are flexible. If you are detail-oriented, well organized and enjoy customer service, this is the volunteer opportunity for you!
Circulation Notify patrons by phone of reserved materials ready for pick up, shelve materials, and various office tasks.
Audio Visual Shelve materials, shelf-read, photocopy handouts, clean and repair discs.
New Media Assist in teaching and aiding patrons with mobile technological devices, their use, applications, hardware, software, and so on on Tech Savvy Saturdays. Tech Savvy is held on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month. Volunteers need to be at least 14 years of age and adept/comfortable using various technological gadgets and a multitude of operating systems.

Apply labels, stamps and book covers, mend and clean all types of materials, record processing and withdrawal statistics. Open boxes, check in items against purchase order lists, organize paperwork for payment approval, and prepare received items for cataloging.
Youth Services Maintain literacy areas including cleaning and restocking materials; photocopy literacy area materials, listen to book reports during Summer Reading program (June - July).
Junior Page Program (June - August)