Dallas Public Library accepts volunteers age 14 and older. At the discretion of staff, children under the age of 14 may be approved to co-volunteer with a parent or guardian. Explore Volunteer Opportunities
Contact our Adult Literacy Coordinators to volunteer as an ESL or GED instructor
ESL Volunteers -Lead or assist with lessons that encourage improvement in vocabulary, pronunciation, and understanding of the English Language
GED Volunteer -Provide guided instruction for GED subjects and encouragement to those working toward their GED
Children's Program Assistant -Engage children in storytimes and literacy activities
Technology Teacher -Coach people one on one or teach classes that will help people gain confidence using technology
Shelver -Manage inventory by returning materials to their correct shelf location
Inventory Investigator -Search our shelves for requested, missing or damaged materials to improve our collection and service to customers
Gift Evaluator -Assess gifted library materials to determine how it can best benefit the organization
Event and Display Collaborator -Help encourage a love for libraries by making displays or helping with programs and events!
Language Exchange -Create a safe environment for people to practice a new language
Unique Sets/Experience -Share your talents and special skills! Set up a meeting and we'll see if it is a good fit!
Study Buddy -Provide mentor ship and homework help to K-5 students