Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Elmhurst Public Library. Volunteer opportunities are only available to Elmhurst residents. Please complete this application form and click the submit button at the bottom.

Contact Information

Skills & Experience

Please let us know what type of skills you have. Check all that apply.

Volunteer Type


Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.

Assignment Preference

The following volunteer assignments may currently be available. Use this list to rank your top three assignment choices. You can find more information here:

Emergency Contact

In the event of an emergency whom should we notify?


Please list your current or most recent employer, if applicable.


Please provide someone who can provide a reference for you? (Typically not a family member.)


We like to keep volunteers informed of important news, schedules, and volunteer opportunities by email, however will not send you any email you prefer not to receive. Use the checkboxes below to select the kinds of email you would like to receive from us.

Volunteer Information Center

We provide an online "Volunteer Information Center" where volunteers may check their schedules, update their information, and receive messages. Please select the password you would like to use to access the online Volunteer Information Center.

I Agree

I understand that this is only an application for a volunteer opportunity; it is not a guarantee of placement. Depending on the volunteer position, applicants who are age 16 or older may be required to pass a criminal background check prior to being offered a volunteer position at the Library.

By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate.