Volunteer

The Suffolk Public Library is committed to connecting individuals and groups to information, ideas, and experiences. Our volunteer program encourages giving back to the community of Suffolk by working side-by-side with library staff to deliver and promote library services that reflect an informed, enlightened, and thriving community.

Volunteer Opportunities


Volunteer position openings vary throughout the year and whether you are interested in making a weekly commitment or working on a short-term project, we have a number of positions from which to choose. At any given time, our library locations may be looking for volunteers in the following categories:
  • Public Service Volunteer - Work with the public to gain customer service skills and learn different facets of library circulation and collection maintenance.
  • Technology Volunteer - Assist library staff by fielding questions in library computer labs and troubleshooting patron computer problems.
  • Grounds Volunteer - Gain experience in grounds maintenance by working with library management to maintain external library aesthetics.
  • Outreach Volunteer - Help promote the library by assisting library staff at outreach events.
  • Teen Volunteer - Become a regular volunteer or participate in library service projects to earn volunteer hours.

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