Volunteer

​​​​Opportunities at the Library

Summer Reading Challenge Volunteer

Cropped Photo.jpgSupport the Library's biggest program, the Summer Reading Challenge!  Gain valuable customer service experience and community service hours as you help library customers sign up, log books and claim prizes.

Apply online between May 1st and June 2nd.  

Teen Advisory Group

The Library offers volunteer opportunities for teens ages 13 – 17 (age 12 is at the discretion of Library staff).​  If you would like to: 

  • make new friends​
  • earn community serv​ice hours
  • improve your library​
  • enhance your college application
  • gain work experience

Then fill out a Teen Volunteer Interest Form​ today.  The Library will use this information to co​ntact you if you are selected as a potential candidate for a volunteer position.  We'll hold your Interest Form for 3 months.  If are not contacted during that time, it means that we did not have any open positions available.  If that happens, please feel free to submit another Interest Form. 

Court Ordered Community Service

Virginia Beach Public Library accepts volunteer applications from minors under the age of 18 who are seeking to complete court-ordered community service.  Applicants must apply at least eight (8) weeks prior to the deadline for completion of service hours.  Only applicants who are on unsupervised probation will be considered. Virginia Beach Public Library will not consider applicants who are seeking community service hours for larceny offenses. Approval of all court-approved applicants will be at the discretion of the Volunteer Services Coordinator. The Library needs not to specify a reason for unapproved applicants.

To apply for court-ordered community service, contact the Volunteer Services Coordinator by email at vbplvolunteers@vbgov.com, or call (757)-385-0156.

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