Volunteer at the Library

We are not accepting new volunteers at this time. If you are interested in helping the library, you may want to check out the Friends of the Orange County Public Library. 

If you are 14 years or older, you can apply to volunteer at the library. 

To find out more about what a volunteer does, read our descriptions about being an adult library volunteer and a teen library volunteer .We can provide class or service hour credits documentation for students. We provide supervision for all of our volunteers.

Application Process

  1. Fill out an adult volunteer application  or a teen volunteer application  and drop it off at the Main Library in Hillsborough or mail it to:
    Volunteer Program
    Orange County Public Library
    137 W Margaret Lane
    Hillsborough, NC 27278
    After we receive your completed application, we will contact you for an interview.
  2. Interview for the position. The interview helps us determine if your interests are a good match for volunteer positions available at that time. After the interview, we will let you know if you have been selected to volunteer at the library.
  3. Finalize your schedule with library staff.
  4. Attend training for your volunteer job.