Volunteering at WRL

The Williamsburg Regional Library is looking for a few good volunteers. If you are interested in a great place to spend several hours a week, give us a try. The library has two locations.  Be sure to review the available volunteer positions listed below, then submit a volunteer application.  Applications can be downloaded and submitted online, and paper copies are available at any public service desk in either library.

Read the WRL Volunteer Policy and Procedure Statement and submit an application online or download the application.


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Here are the Williamsburg Regional Library's current volunteer needs.
Below are listed volunteer positions that are currently available at the Williamsburg Regional Library.  When completing a volunteer application, you must reference the available position(s) for which you are applying.

The Youth Services division provides collections, programming, and reference and reader’s advisory services for the youngest children learning to read and older children reading to learn. Programming includes author visits and entertainment that is both enjoyable and educational. Be sure to check out the Summer Reading volunteer page also. Youth Services considers volunteers who have completed 7th grade and older.
Teen Puppeteer Volunteer


Friends of Williamsburg Regional Library Foundation is an organization dedicated to making the library a better place for users.  Sorter volunteers provide hours of help with the Book Nooks and other book sales.  Some positions will be for substitute sorters who can “fill in” as needed (a weekly commitment is not required).  Volunteers must be Friends members. PLEASE NOTE: WEEKEND SORTERS NEEDED AT BOTH LIBRARY BULDINGS.
Book Nook Sorter Volunteer


Adult services is looking for computer assistants, Short Talk presenters, and Teen Advisory Group members.  Computer volunteers help library users with basic computer problems.  Instructors teach classes on various computer topics.  Short Talk volunteers are dedicated students who want to share their knowledge on a specific topic.  The WRL Teen Advisory Group is a team of teens helping the library to offer the best collections, programs, services, and facilities to young adults in the community.
Computer Help Volunteer
Computer Class Instructor Volunteer
Student "Short Talk" Presenter Volunteer
Teen Advisory Group Volunteer


The Circulation Services division is responsible for the library’s check-out, check-in, and shelving operations. Circulation Services also registers users for library cards, pulls items that users have requested, and handles library fines and fees.
Adopt-a-Shelf Volunteer