To volunteer at the Middletown Public Library, please complete and return a Volunteer Application.  Completed applications may be returned at the Circulation Desk.

You must be at least 13 years or older to volunteer at the library; persons under 18 require a signed permission slip from a parent/guardian with their application.

A background check performed by your Police Department of choice is required for all applicants 18 and over.  Once you return your background check to us, please allow 2-3 weeks for a member of our staff to review your application.  If we have availability and you are approved, we will contact you using the contact information you provided.

Volunteer opportunities are available throughout the library

In the Children’s Department:

There are currently no volunteer opportunities in the Children’s Department.


In the Adult and Young Adult Areas:

Ongoing Opportunities –

Duties in the Adult Department may involve any of the following tasks : Shelving or searching for library materials, filling, processing and packaging Library holds, updating item records using the Library’s Automated System, processing discards, and other clerical tasks as needed. Individuals completing court-ordered community service will be assigned various cleaning projects both inside and outside the library as needed.

The Friends of the Library are always looking for dedicated volunteers on a continued basis to staff Nancy’s Bookstore. Contact the Friends of the Library for additional information!