Volunteer & Donate

Volunteering at the library is a great way to use your talents, provide valuable service to the community, learn new skills and meet great people. Featured opportunities are listed below.

Volunteer Opportunities

More Volunteer Opportunities

Current Volunteers

Contact Volunteer Services

Email us at volunteer@sjlibrary.org or call Jason Pell at 1-408-808-2085

Volunteer Stories

San José Public Library
Library System Volunteers of the Year Every year, each of our twenty-four branches and units selects a volunteer they want to acknowledge as their Volunteer of the Year. From these nominees, one volunteer is selected for system-wide recognition as San José Public Library’s Volunteer of the Year. As always we recognize the great contributions and efforts of all our winners! Join us in congratulating the 2016 SJPL System Volunteers of the Year—... read more

SJPL Foundation

San Jose Public Library Foundation

Your monetary donation helps to support collections, technology and programs throughout San José's public libraries.

Donate Your Materials

Friends of the San José Public Libraries accept gently used books and media at any library location.