Make a Difference: Volunteer at the Library

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Volunteers are a welcome and integral part of our library. They have a tremendous impact on our ability to deliver quality service. We have volunteers from all walks and stages of life. To become a part of the Tompkins County Public Library team, read on...

What can volunteers do?

There are a number of volunteer opportunities. Each has varying levels of commitment. Examples of volunteer jobs are listed below; click on each link to read a description.Volunteers

How do I apply?

  • Apply Online
  • Pick up an application at the Circulation or Reference Desk and mail in or return to the library.
  • Applicants must be at least 14 years old to volunteer. Applicants who are 12 or 13 years old may apply if they can ensure that an adult guardian or parent will be present in the library for the duration of the volunteer shifts.

Current Volunteers

TCPL Volunteer Login Page

Registered volunteers can click here to login to view schedules or check in and out during shifts.


If you have any questions, please contact the volunteer coordinator:

You can also like us on Facebook to learn about volunteer opportunities.

Page last modified Aug 28, 2017