Volunteer

Wanted: Volunteers with great enthusiasm! Is this you?

Looking for somewhere to volunteer? Do you want to get involved in your community? Consider volunteering at the library. You’ll love working with our staff and our members, while helping others in a variety of ways. Please note, background checks are conducted on all volunteers 18 years and older. Questions: volunteer@itpld.org

Volunteer Opportunities

Adult Volunteers
Volunteer opportunities include making reminder phone calls to patrons, taking registration outside programs, staffing different daytime or nighttime programs, and other tasks as assigned. Download an Adult Volunteer Application or pick one up at the Adult Desk.

Adult Volunteer Application

ESL Volunteers
Would you like to assist people from around the world in learning English? If you have teaching or tutoring experience or would be interested in assisting students in our English-as-a-Second-Language Lab, we’d like to have you join us. Download an ESL Volunteer application or pick one up at the Adult Desk.

ESL Volunteer Application

High School Volunteers (Grades 9-12)
Earn volunteer credit for National Honor Society, 300 Club, or college scholarships. High school students serve as summer reading volunteers and work with the library on special projects and events. Volunteer opportunities are available year-round.

High School Volunteer Application

Court-ordered Community Service Hours
The library cannot accept applicants who need to do court-ordered community service hours. Contact one of the following organizations for community service hours:

HandsOn Suburban Chicago
Wheeling Township Volunteer Opportunities
Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Greek American Rehabilitation and Care Center
Willow Creek Care Center
Wheeling Police Department, 847.459.2606