Volunteer at NYPL

Volunteer Opportunities


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.  Please send your resume as well as a letter stating why you believe libraries are important to 67LibraryEvents@nypl.org.    

CHESS TUTOR - Chatham Square Library

Are you an experienced chess player? Would you like to share your enthusiasm with others? Our Chatham Square Library would love to have a volunteer-led program once a week, on Saturdays from 12 pm to 2pm or 1pm to 3pm. You would need to be effective at teaching young children and older teens how to play chess. Patience and reliability is required.  Please email volunteer@nypl.org if you are interested in volunteering.


Please do not contact us to ask about opportunities. If we have openings we will list them here. 

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