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Working with a student in the libraryVolunteers are an important part of the Baltimore County Public Library system.

Volunteers must be at least 14 years old or in the 8th grade. Exceptions may be made for students under age 14 who work as Summer Reading Club volunteers.


We accept volunteers for these functions:


  • The Friends: Branch Support Groups are important volunteer support groups for Baltimore County Public Library. They provide community outreach for specific branches and advocacy for their neighborhood branch. They organize fundraising events and bring additional talent, expertise, and financial support to their community branch. Not all branches have friends groups.  For more information or to get involved, contact your local Friends: Branch Support Group.
  • Summer Reading Club volunteers are students currently in grades 6 to10. They help promote the program within each branch, sign-up children for the program, give out stickers and prizes, and more.  Student volunteers ages 14 and above may receive credit for student service learning hours.  Summer Reading Volunteers are not being accepted at this time. Please check back in March 2015.
  • Branch-specific assignments are sometimes available at individual branches. To verify that a volunteer opportunity is available, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at the library branch where you would like to work. The branches cannot guarantee that there will be work available at all times and are under no obligation to accept volunteers.



Last revised: February 23, 2015