Volunteering at the Library
Want to Know?
Want to Serve?
- How DPLS gets over 2 million items circulated in a year?
- How the latest technologies work in a library setting?
- What it feels like to be a part of a fun and community minded group?
- Shelve books
- Assist patrons
- Provide clerical support
- Pull patron requests
- Book selector for home bound patrons
- Maintain the CD/DVD/video collection
- Summer reading programs support
If you've got an hour or two a week to spare and you can commit to at least 4-6 months, Deschutes Public Library can put you to work at your local branch.
Want to Volunteer?
of the volunteer application, fill it out and return it to the address below or
drop it off at your local library.
If you're between the ages of 12 and 17, please
download the youth application
Once your application has been received, your local library volunteer coordinator
will contact you. If you have any questions, please take a look at the FAQ first
, then feel free to direct them to:
Judy England - District Volunteer Coordinator
Deschutes Public Library
507 NW Wall St.
Bend, OR 97701
Volunteers enrich our library in many ways. They bring enthusiasm, added talent,
and fresh perspective to the library. Volunteers contribute to sound working
relationships with recognized agencies as well as with community groups and organizations.
The countless hours of volunteer service represent not only a tremendous monetary
value to our libraries, but an immeasurable value in service to our local and global