How to Apply
You may also submit a paper application, available at all Library locations. Some opportunities require a special application (as noted).
Volunteers need a valid Palatine Public Library District card and must commit to volunteering a minimum of 15 hours. We are unable to accommodate court-ordered or court-supervised community service.
Opportunities for Adults
Homebound Volunteer (2 Opportunities)
Location: Main Library
Date/time: Thursday mornings or afternoons
Help us deliver library materials to homebound patrons. Deliveries will be made twice a month on Thursdays. Volunteers must possess a valid driver's license, insurance and be able to use their own vehicle to make deliveries. Must have the ability to push/pull up to 50 pounds and lift and carry up to 20 pounds. Open to residents 18 years old and up.
Opportunities for Teens
Summer Reading Program
Volunteers in 7th -12th grade will be needed for the Summer Reading Program which is June 1-August 14, 2020. Applications will be available May 1-15, 2020.
Teen Advisory Board
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meets monthly during the school year and members assist at various programs throughout the year. Applications are available in August each year.