You Can Make a Difference as a County of Orange Volunteer . . .
The Orange County Public Library
Invites You to Volunteer!
Library volunteers contribute hundreds of hours and provide invaluable service to their communities and to the Orange County Public Library (OCPL). Volunteers are trained by professional librarians to assist in a variety of programs and activities.
The Friends of the Library
The Friends of the OCPL branch libraries dedicate their time to promoting the library within the community, enriching resources, providing legislative support and sponsoring cultural programs. Funds raised by the Friends support children’s programs and other projects.
The OCPL Offers an Array of Volunteer
Each library branch offers unique volunteer opportunities such as the activities listed below. Check with your branch librarian to determine what’s available at your local branch.
Teach internet classes
Assist with after-school homework centers
Create art displays and assist with arts & crafts projects
Staff phones and answer questions from library patrons
Shelve books and assist with book repair
Assist with the Children’s Summer Reading program
Deliver books to the homebound
Help preserve special collections
Participate in storytime activities and puppet shows
Assist with fundraising activities and special events
And much, much more!
Benefits of Volunteering with the
OCPL volunteers are part of the library’s circle of influence. They improve, enrich and support the library system and help promote library services and programs within the community.
Library volunteers are offered an opportunity to:
Lean new skills and gain experience
Become involved in their community and provide valuable service
Make new friends and gain fresh perspectives
Apply their talents and expertise to a variety of projects/activities
For More Information or to Sign
Up to Volunteer with the OCPL:
Please stop by your local branch library and speak with your branch librarian about volunteer opportunities.