– Inspirations –

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."

- Dr. Seuss


The Highland Park Public Library's mission is to provide the highest quality library services to community members for life-long learning, cultural enrichment and enjoyment.



We are looking to utilize volunteers in a variety of ways to assist with our daily operations as well as event and seasonal opportunities that provide, promote and engage the community with the resources available at the library.

Opportunities Available with Highland Park Public Library

How-To Fest Ushers

How-To Fest volunteers are needed to usher patrons and visitors to various exhibits/sessions. Volunteers will be provided with programs to distribute on the day of event and use to guide…


Could your imagination light up the streets of Highland Park?

The Highland Park Public Library is looking for volunteers who would like to walk in the Fourth of July parade this year. In lieu of a float we will be…


Hold the phone…

The Highland Park Public Library is looking for volunteers to assist in processing patron holds. Volunteers participating in this activity will be responsible for calling patrons to let them know…


Shelving assistance, Material Processing, Sorting

Do you like to keep things organized and orderly? Then do we have the job for you. Volunteers engaged in this opportunity will be responsible for sorting recently returned items…


Stitchcraft Volunteers Needed

The Highland Park Public Library is looking for stitch-crafty volunteers to assist with knitting, crocheting and sewing projects. Volunteers will be asked to assist youth in various craft projects. The…


Ongoing Opportunities:

• Shelving Assistance
• Material Processing and Sorting
• Data Entry/Office Support
• Delivery Services
• Event and Other Episodic Opportunities