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Volunteer Opportunities

volunteer with booksLiverpool Public Library Adult Volunteers


Liverpool Public Library values volunteers and recognizes their role in helping the library meet its mission: to connect our community, engage people and inspire discovery, learning and growth.

Volunteers will be placed according to their talents, abilities, and knowledge in relationship to the tasks and needs of the Library (see job descriptions below). If you are interested in volunteering, please download the Volunteer Application, fill it out and return it to our volunteer coordinator. Not all applicants will be accepted. 

Volunteers are:

      • Individuals seeking to build a lasting connection with LPL and the community.
      • Able to independently follow written and verbal instructions.
      • Reliable and committed.
      • Pleased to work in a team environment under the supervision of library staff.
      • Prepared to volunteer in Liverpool, New York, USA
      • Age: 18 and over. (Are you a teen ages 13-17 and interested in volunteering? Check out our Teen Volunteer Opportunities.)

REQUIREMENTS: If you see yourself as described above, please submit a Volunteer Application. If selected, you will be contacted for an interview. Not all applicants will be accommodated. 

Volunteer Job Descriptions

Book Sorter and Book Sale Help
Volunteers work in groups at the library to assist with the sorting of donated books at various times throughout the year. Volunteers also help prepare for and work book sales during the year. These are weekend events with several days of preparation. Volunteer hours would depend on volunteer availability and shifts available.

Community Engager
Volunteers assist library staff at community events/fairs in the Liverpool, Salina, Clay area. Duties may include helping library staff man a table, pass out literature, and interact with community members. Volunteer hours would depend on scheduled events and volunteer availability.

Garden Beautifier
Volunteers help maintain and weed the library gardens and containers. After training, volunteering can be done on a flexible schedule.

Program Assistant
Volunteers assist library staff with various library in-house programs. Volunteer hours would depend on volunteer interest and availability.