​​The Virginia Beach Public Library is committed to providing people of all ages with the opportunities, programs, information and materials to help them meet lifelong learning, cultural and recreational goals.  Our volunteer program encourages both adults and teens to be involved in the library through creative original programming, promoting the library in the community and by completing various library tasks.  Our program helps volunteers to gain invaluable work experiences, it increases their knowledge of libraries and library resources, while providing services to library users of all ages.

Please Note: We do not accept court ordered community service volunteer requests at this time.  You may contact the Office of Volunteer Resources about additional citywide opportunities that may fulfill your court mandated needs.

Become a Volunteer

Adults: Please contact the Volunteer Resource Manager (list provided below) at the location you are interested in working at, to learn more about volunteer opportunities with the Virginia Beach Public Library.

Teens: Please visit our Teen page for more information.
Please contact the branch Volunteer Resource Manager(s) listed below, before returning forms to your local library to ensure there are current volunteer openings.

​All volunteer positions require: Completed and signed volunteer application and confidentiality agreement.  Background check for anyone 18 years or older. An interview and orientation/training.

​Branch Volunteer Resource Managers

​Volunteer ​Services Coordinator
Angella Butler
​Bayside Special Services Library
Ethan Malush
​Central Library
 Sandra Hopkins

​Great Neck Area Library
Michaela Payne
​Joint-Use Library
 ​​Lisa Bohn
​Kempsville Area Library
Suzanne Jefferis

​Library Administration
​​Angella Butler
​Oceanfront Area Library
Gale Thrift
​Princess Anne Area Library
Linda Partin

​Pungo-Blackwater Library
Ellen Burns
​Wahab Public Law Library
Elizabeth Osborne
​Windsor Woods Area Library
Denise Nichols

​Youth and Family Services
Angella Butler

Contact Information