WOOD RIVER PUBLIC LIBRARY | BECOME A VOLUNTEER

The Wood River Public Library provides an opportunity for high school students to gain volunteer hours for graduation, for those looking for first-time work experience, or for adults interested in giving back to their community. Residency requirements do not apply.

Volunteer duties may include, but are not limited to:

Craft preparation for projects and events

Shelving returned items such as books, DVDs, audiobooks, etc.

Straightening bookshelves, dusting, row reading

Putting together New Patron Folders

Cleaning book covers, DVDs covers, light cleaning

Light Lifting

Gardening, pulling weeds, planting, caring for plants

Picking up trash around the library building

Assisting in youth or adult events, helping with Summer Reading Program


We welcome volunteers ages 14 and older. If you are younger than 17, the library needs parental permission and signature before volunteering. You can pick up a Volunteer Form from the Circulation Desk at the library or download and print a copy.

Wood River Public Library Volunteer Application for Adults.

Wood River Public Library Volunteer Application for Teens.

If you have any questions, please email the Volunteer Coordinator Holly.