Get Involved

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Lancaster Public Library. It would be great to have you join our team! Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age or older, and all volunteers over the age of 18 must submit a series of background clearances. For more information on the application process, please visit

Volunteer Application

  • Volunteers under 18 years must obtain a parent/guardian consent.

    (You must be at least 16 years old to volunteer)
  • Indicate the highest grade completed:
  • Availability

    For each day, indicate times you are available to complete a volunteer shift. (Shifts are typically two hours.)
  • References

    Please list two people who are not relatives we may contact as personal references for you.
  • Permission from parent or guardian REQUIRED for youth under the age of 18.

  • I understand that he/she will be provided with training and that he/she will be expected to meet all the requirements of the position including regular attendance and adherence to policies and procedures as set out in the Volunteer Manual.
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  • As a volunteer, I agree to regard my assignment as a serious commitment, respect confidentiality, and abide by the policies of the Lancaster Public Library.

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