Welcome, Future Volunteers!
Volunteers play an integral role at Howard County Library System (HCLS) by providing valuable assistance to HCLS staff and customers. Our goal is to place volunteers in meaningful areas that will provide a satisfying experience while contributing to the high-quality public education HCLS delivers to everyone in the community.
The benefits of volunteering include
Middle school, high school and college students wishing to volunteer (including for Student Service Learning hours) should visit the Student Volunteer page.
All other future volunteers, please visit the Volunteer Commitment page and Current Volunteer Assignments before completing an application. Applications are available online.
Volunteers must be at least 13 years old; parental consent is required for applicants under 18.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Howard County Library System. Due to an overwhelming response, we are no longer accepting applications. Please check back in September.