Volunteering at PACL

PACL volunteers can be found at all of our locations. Whether you choose to help with our storytimes, become one of our Library Fairies, provide technical expertise, or help behind the scenes, volunteering for the Library means volunteering for our community. 

Current Opportunities

  • Summer Reading Volunteers – Help with our many Summer Reading Program activities at our branches throughout the city.
  • Seniors and Homebound Services Volunteer – Help connect homebound Palo Alto residents with the Library by bringing curated library books, audiobooks and more to their homes.
  • General Pool – Interested in going behind the scenes? Help the Library put its best foot forward by performing daily tasks at our branches.

Volunteers must:

  • Be at least 14 years of age.
  • Submit to fingerprinting and a background check by the City of Palo Alto.