Volunteer Information

The Yorba Linda Public Library offers a variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the year for various age frames including tweens, teens, and adults. Below, you will find details about our upcoming opportunities and the specific department(s) the opportunities are available in. 

Children’s Services Department

School Year Volunteer Opportunities for current 6th – 12th grade students
The Children’s Services School Year volunteer program for students are now closed. If you would like to volunteer during the summer, please see the information below.

2018 Summer Volunteer Opportunities for current 6th – 11th grade students
The Children’s Services 2018 summer volunteer program is for students entering 7th – 12th grade in the fall of 2018.  Applications will be accepted beginning Saturday, May 5 though Saturday, May 19, 2018.  Click here for more information. 

Adult Services Department

School Year Volunteer Opportunities for entering 9th – 12th grade students
The Adult Services School Year application for Teens and Adults 18+ are now closed.  If you would like to be added to the wait list, please visit the Reference Desk for an application.  

Summer Volunteering Opportunities
Booth Volunteers: Volunteers are needed from June 16 – August 18 to assist with the Teen & Adult Summer Reading Program. Booth volunteers register patrons and distribute prizes for summer reading participants. Apply in Adult Services from May 5 – June 2. Early applicants will receive priority consideration. Open to 9th-12th grade students.

Shelving Volunteers: Shelving volunteers assist with the shelving of library materials and shelf maintenance.  Apply in Adult Services from May 5 – June 2.  Early applicants will receive priority consideration.  Open to 9th – 12th grade students and adults 18+.  

Teen Advisory Board: Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teens that assists in the planning and execution of teen library programs.  TAB members gain service hours while gaining leadership experience.  Applicants will be contacted for an interview.  Apply in Adult Services from May 5 – June 9.  Open to incoming 7th – 12th grade students.  

Hands that Touch a Heart: Veterans

Tuesdays: July 17, August 14 • 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Help us come together as one community to create thank you cards for local veterans at the Long Beach VA hospital. All ages are welcome and all materials will be provided.  Students may receive school community service credit; please bring your school form.

Additional volunteer opportunities are available with the Friends of the Yorba Linda Public Library.