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I Want To
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
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.
For information on these new volunteer opportunities or others, call (650) 522-7277 or
We look forward to hearing from you!
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Board of Trustees
Friends of the Library Donations
Green Building Features
History of the Library
Locations & Hours
Space Modification Road Map Booklet
Strategic Plan 2018-2023
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