Both locations are temporarily closed to the public. Curbside Delivery: Mon-Thu 3-7, Fri-Sun 1-4.

The Library will be closed Monday, May 25.

Volunteering at Your Library

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As a library volunteer, you’ll be helping to provide everyone in our community with life-enriching experiences. Well over 300 volunteers play an important part in the success of this busy, popular library. Volunteering for the library can be very rewarding. You’ll benefit by:

  • Working in a friendly environment
  • Meeting new and interesting people
  • Achieving a feeling of accomplishment
  • Learning about the library and all its resources
  • Gaining new skills

Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. If you are 16 or 17, you’ll need a signed waiver from a parent or guardian.

Current opportunities

If you think you are interested in volunteering, please check the available listings.

The CU Volunteer website also lists all of our current volunteer needs. 

How to apply

Complete a volunteer application. We will match your abilities with our needs.

Thank you for your support!


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Questions? Ask us.

Eva Liu
Volunteer Coordinator
217/403-2070, ext. 4

Library Practicum

Choose the Champaign Public Library as your location to gain practical work experience through our practicum program for library students.

Questions? Ask Us.