Adult Volunteers

At this time in the Library's reopening, we are not accepting new adult volunteers. Please check this website for updates.


Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the San Leandro Public Library. The Library offers a variety of volunteer opportunities including:

  • Book shelvers
  • Bookstore cashiers
  • History Researchers
  • Book Donation Sorters and Pricers
  • Computer Tutors
  • Program Assistants
  • Helping with the Friends of the Library bi-annual book sales


Volunteers should be:

  • Ages 18+
  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Willing to commit to 2 hours a week for a minimum of 6 months
  • Must agree to undergo a background check prior to starting their volunteer service


Please fill out the Adult Library Volunteer Application (PDF) and submit to a member of the Circulation or Reference Staff. Please allow for a two-week turn-around response. A volunteer screener will contact you to match skills, qualifications and availability to any position that may be open. We do not accept all prospective volunteers.

For additional information, please contact the Information Desk at 510-577-3971.