Teen Volunteering in Palo Alto

Summer is here and with it comes endless possibilities! For many, that means time to give back to the community. Although the library does not currently have any in-person volunteering, there are still plenty of service opportunities throughout Palo Alto. 

If you are interested in library-related volunteering, consider: 

  • Writing book reviews for the library’s teen page! Learn more and submit reviews here. 
  • Volunteering for Friends of the Palo Alto Library! Learn more about the many jobs volunteers perform at FOPAL, plus their special benefits by visiting their website. 

Explore local and national volunteer databases: 

  • Youth Community Service’s “Do Service!” calendar is regularly updated with the latest service opportunities for teens. 
  • Our local Get Involved Foundation has created a database filled with opportunities in the Bay Area to fit your specific interests. 
  • Discover up-to-date opportunities on the national database VolunteerMatch.  

Long-Term Leadership Experience:

  • Do you have a passion for reading or libraries? Are you interested in serving the local teen community? Consider joining our Teen Library Advisory Board! Learn more about this year-round opportunity here.

However you choose to give back this summer, even if only to yourself, we appreciate you! 

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