Volunteer Away Your Fines
Clear Your Fines
Tired of not being able to use your library card? Eliminate your fines by volunteering. Fines will be cleared from your account at a rate of $20 per hour.
There are many different volunteer activities available that don’t call for specific skills or experience. Assist with branch programs, library events, and maintaining a welcoming environment in our facilities. We’ll be here with you every step of the way to provide guidance and support.
Details and Requirements
- Register by contacting the library branch hosting the specific volunteer event
- Must be able to complete the full duration of the volunteer activity. Please arrive 15 minutes early to update your library account information and sign-in
- Anyone under the age of 15 must volunteer alongside a parent/legal guardian
- No experience or special skills necessary
- Training and supplies will be provided
- Volunteer at any of the San José Public Library locations
- Frequently Asked Questions