Volunteer at the library

We appreciate and value the time and effort given by our volunteers. Over the past year our volunteers supported our commitment to excellence by contributing over 10,000 hours of time to the library.

Become a Volunteer

Volunteer Requirements

  • Volunteers must be in grade nine or above.
  • Volunteers must successfully complete a volunteer application and skills assessment.
  • Volunteer opportunities do not require a current Naperville Public Library card.
  • Volunteer tasks and schedules vary. Specific departments may require a background check.

Fill out a Naperville Public Library Volunteer Application and Skills Assessment Form onsite and return to the desk prior to leaving the library. The library strives to place every applicant; however, volunteer opportunities are limited. Volunteers will be contacted by as opportunities become available and scheduled as needed.

The form is available at:

Teen Volunteers


Apply online to be an SRP volunteer starting on May 1 at 9 A.M.

Sign Up online starting May 13 at 9 A.M. for your summer volunteer schedule.

MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD! Join the Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

The TAG Team is a group of teens in grades 6-12 who work together with Teen Librarians to make Naperville Public Library a better place for teens. Want to let the Library know how we can make our services better for you and your friends? Join TAG!

TAG members attend monthly meetings. They provide input on various topics, like:

  • What activities are important for the Library to have
  • What books, music, and magazines do you want the library to offer
  • Suggestions for Teen spaces

TAG members can:

  • Earn Community Service Hours
  • Make New Friends
  • Develop Leadership Skills

If you are interested, please print the Teen Advisory Group application form, and turn in the completed form to the Adult Services Desk at the location you would like to apply at. Please note that TAG Team members must have valid Naperville Public Library cards.

Questions? Ask us

Volunteer Inquiries 630-961-4100, ext. 2226

Volunteering Opportunities in the Community