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Volunteer Opportunities

Face Mask Sewing Project

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in partnership with Stitching Hearts Worldwide, Salt Lake County has set up a sewing center where volunteers can come to sew face masks at the County Library’s Viridian Event Center.

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The County Library Welcomes Community Volunteers

The Volunteer Program at the Salt Lake County Library enhances the high quality of service delivered to the community. We value our volunteers for the support they provide staff in achieving the mission and goals of the library.


Community Volunteer Opportunities

We are excited to work with a wide range of volunteers in our libraries. Please contact your neighborhood library or fill out the form below for more information on community volunteer opportunities near you. We have volunteers serving in all of the following ways:

  • Community Volunteers
  • Boy Scout & Girl Scout Troops
  • Honor Society Students
  • Teen Advisory Board
  • Graduate School Interns
  • Library Board


Court Order Service Volunteer Opportunities

The Salt Lake County Library is happy to accommodate court-mandated service if charges are within our parameters. All Court Ordered Volunteers are screened by the Library System Volunteer Coordinator prior to service. Court Ordered Community Service opportunities are limited. To schedule an interview or for more information, call the Library System Volunteer Coordinator phone line at 801.944.7509 or fill out the form below.


Required Documentation for All Volunteers
  • Salt Lake County Library Volunteer Application
  • Salt Lake County Volunteer Contract
  • Background Check Waiver (18 years and older)
    - All volunteers over 18 years old are required to pass a background check prior to volunteering.
Please submit the following information:

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If you do not have an email address, please call customer service at 801.943.4636 during library hours:
Monday – Thursday, 10 am – 9 pm, Friday & Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm.

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