Volunteer at NYPL

Volunteer Opportunities

Quiet Study Room Monitor 67th Street Library

Do you enjoy reading? Are you in need of a quiet space with WiFi to work, write that essay, or complete that novel? Why not volunteer at the same time in our Quiet Study room overlooking a charming garden at our 67th Street Library? This is perfect for college students, remote workers, and bookworms. Tasks include ensuring that the space is quiet and no one is eating. During the warmer months, these rules extend to the adjacent garden.

If interested, please email your resume and brief letter stating what libraries mean to you to 67LibraryEvents@nypl.org.

Book Sale Volunteers St. Agnes Library

St Agnes Book Sale is looking for volunteers to assist a few hours each week. A general knowledge and interest in the following subjects is needed; Psychology, Business/Economics, Science/Technology, American History, Self-help, Health/Nutrition, Parenting, Theater (Plays) or Classics. Volunteers will assist with curating, pricing, shelving and displaying donated books in preparation for twice-monthly book sales. 

Also needed: a computer savvy volunteer to email sale announcements and related publicity. These volunteer positions are available weekday afternoons. 

Please email volunteer@nypl.org with Book Sale in the subject line and a paragraph about why you are interested in this position. We will get back to those applicants who are the best match for this opening. 


We will update this page as more volunteer opportunities become available. 

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

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