We are looking for volunteers at this time! If you would like to learn more about our roles for the future please see the list below. 

Interested in Volunteering?  Please read the following information carefully.

  • Volunteers must be 15+
  • We require our volunteers to commit to a time frame and schedule that their role requires. Most volunteer roles require the volunteer to commit to a 2 or 3 hour shift per week
  • Potential volunteers need to fill out an application and be prepared to come in for a short interview
  • The library recruits for volunteers in August, November and April. Applications open on the first day of the month at 8AM and end on the last day of the month at 9PM. No applications will be taken after the application period. 
  • All volunteers 18+ who are interviewed and selected must be fingerprinted before starting any volunteer work

The various volunteer roles at the library include administrative library tasks, support for crafts, tech tutoring, and other activities that make our library a vibrant place. Most of the work the volunteers do requires enthusiasm working with people (children and adults), familiarity with computers and technology, attention to detail, being an independent worker, and a willingness to tackle large tasks with many small, repetitive steps.

  1. Volunteer Application
  2. Additional Information

Volunteer Application

  1. Include City, Zip and Apt Number (if applicable)

  2. Volunteer Position I'm applying for:*
  3. Are you at least 15 years of age*
  4. Are you over the age of 18?*

    All volunteers 18+ who are interviewed and selected must be fingerprinted before starting any volunteer work.

  5. Availability*

    Mark all the days that you can volunteeer.

  6. Are you able to make a four month commitment to volunteer with us?*
  7. Name and Title

  8. The Los Gatos Library recognizes the diversity of our community and is committed to accessibility for all patrons. We strive to make every visitor feel comfortable by ensuring equal access to programs, services, and activities. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in a library program, please contact us.


  9. I declare under penalty of perjury that the statements made in this application are true, and I acknowledge that any false statements or misrepresentations on this application may be cause for refusal of placement or immediate dismissal from volunteer status.  I further authorize the Town of Los Gatos to investigate the matters contained in this application, and I am aware that fingerprinting and background investigation are required for placement in any sensitive volunteer positions. 

  10. Have questions?  Email us at: library@losgatosca.gov

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