Volunteer Opportunities

The library welcomes and relies on the support of our dedicated volunteers. There are many ways to volunteer at Altadena Library District. Here are some of the roles you could play:

  • LITERACY TUTOR: Attend the tutor training workshop and learn how to tutor an adult learning in literacy skills.
  • SHELF READING: Help us keep the books in order!
  • TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANT: Assist patrons who are new to the computer or the Internet 
  • BOOK SALE SUPPORT: Help the Friends sort donated books for the Book Sale.
  • OTHER VOLUNTEERING TO HELP THE LIBRARY: What are you passionate about? Do you want to teach or lead an event? How can we provide an opportunity for you to give back to the community? Let us know!


If you are interested in pursuing a volunteer opportunity at Altadena Library, please fill out the application below. Volunteer Coordinator, Yuni LaFontaine will follow up with you shortly to discuss your next steps as a volunteer. Have any questions, comments, or concerns? Feel free to email volunteer@altadenalibrary.org for more information.

For Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Applicants:

The Teen Advisory Board is a group of like-minded teens who love their community and want to improve Library resources and services for teens. Members earn Service Hours while spending time with friends, developing leadership skills, and improving their college applications with this engaging opportunity! The Board consists of teens in 7th grade to 12th grade and meets monthly on the last Tuesday of every month (from 3:30 - 5:00pm). Ongoing membership will be determined by attendance and participation. FILL OUT THE APPLICATION BELOW AND YOU'LL HEAR FROM OUR TEEN LIBRARIAN KATE SHORTLY!

Volunteer Application

I hereby certify that all the statements made in connection with this application for a volunteer assignment are true to the best of my knowledge. I acknowledge that The Altadena Library District may need to review the background of any adult (over the age of 18) volunteer applicant. I hereby authorize The Altadena Library District to perform a background check with the California Department of Justice or any other agency that collects records of criminal convictions.
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