Become a Volunteer at Your Library
Join the many people who share their time and talents as members of our San Mateo Library Team. As a library volunteer, you can make a difference every day.
So why should you want to add volunteering to your busy schedule?
- Develop new skills and talents
- Enhance your resume or college application
- Meet new people
- Stay busy
- Learn about your community
- Fulfill community service requirement for students
- Opportunity for growth and fulfillment
- Make the world a better place
We need volunteers who will:
- Share their love of books, language and culture
- Enjoy working with staff to assist customers in using the Library's many resources
Other benefits that come with volunteering:
- Set your own hours
- Choose the work you want to do
- Select which team you want to support
What are the characteristics looked for in a volunteer?
- Caring people who value providing competent, courteous volunteer assistance
- People who work well with staff and other volunteers
- People with a desire to learn new skills
- Responsible people who can maintain a good attendance record.
We look forward to hearing from you!