Volunteer at NYPL
Current Volunteer Opportunities:
KNIT or CROCHET TUTOR - Tremont Library
Are you experienced at knitting or crocheting? Would you like to share your enthusiasm with others? Eastchester Library would love to have a volunteer-led program twice a month on Thursdays from 2pm to 3pm. (Other times are possible.) Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in volunteering. Tell us why and include an example of your knitting skills. Thank you.
VOLUNTEER READERS - Braille and Talking Book Library - 20th Street
We have a number of patrons who need a reader to assist them with reading their mail, and/or studying for high school and college exams. Dates and times needed vary, but this is an ongoing, weekly commitment.
Please email email@example.com if you are interested and let us know what days and times you might be available.
WELCOME DESK - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue
Do you enjoy greeting and speaking to people from all over the world? Are you curious and have a passion for learning? Are you bilingual? Would you like to help us in welcoming researchers and visitors to the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building? This is a once a week, 4 hour commitment for adults and college students. This position is open for Thursday and / or Saturday afternoons. If you are interested, please send a letter stating why you would like to volunteer at a Welcome Desk to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ADULT CRAFT VOLUNTEER - Morris Park
Are you experienced at crafts for adults? Would you like to share your enthusiasm with others? Morris Park Library would love to have a volunteer-led program once a week, twice a month or even once each month on Mondays or Tuesdays from 11am to12pm. Jewelry-making or other crafts for adults would be appropriate. Please email email@example.com if you are interested in volunteering.
QUIET STUDY ROOM MONITOR - 67th Street Library
Do you enjoy reading? Are you an author or student and need a quiet space with WiFi to write that essay or novel? Why not volunteer at the same time in our Quiet Study room overlooking a charming garden at our 67th Street Library? This is a perfect task for college students and adult bookworms. You must be age 18 or older to apply. Please send your resume as well as a letter stating why you believe libraries are important to 67LibraryEvents@nypl.org.
BOOK SALE VOLUNTEER - St. Agnes Library
Do you love books and interacting with booklovers? Please consider volunteering for three to five hours each week, weekday and Saturday afternoons, at our book sale. Adult volunteers with knowledge of any of the following subjects are needed: Pets and Wildlife; Photography; Travel; Sports; Crafts/collecting/games; Media (DVDs and CDs); Plays (stage and screen); Judaica.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume, description of your interest, and availability.
KNIT or CROCHET TUTOR - Eastchester Library
Are you experienced at knitting or crocheting? Would you like to share your enthusiasm with others? Eastchester Library would love to have a volunteer-led program twice a month on Thursdays from 11am to 12pm. Please email email@example.com if you are interested in volunteering. Tell us why and include an example of your knitting skills. Thank you.
More Opportunities Beyond the Library...
Thank you for your interest in volunteering. Please do not contact us to ask about other opportunities. If we have any volunteer positions open we will list them here.
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