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Monrovia Public Library provides many services that promote literacy, learning and leisure. Volunteers are an integral part of the Library and help us serve our diverse and vibrant community. The Library is always trying new things, so if you have unique skills, we want to know! 

The minimum age for volunteers is 18. Depending on the position, you’ll generally be asked to work a minimum of 6 hours per month for 6-12 months. Teens may talk to the Youth Services department for volunteer opportunities through membership in the Teen Advisory Board (TAB).

Join our volunteers making a difference every day in the library.

Volunteer Opportunities Available:


Friends of the Monrovia Public Library sells donated books and audio-visual items; sales support library collections and programs. Good candidates are able to work comfortably with people in a low-key sales environment and operate a cash register. Minimum commitment is 8 hours/month for 6 months. Contact Carol Kampe, 626-256-8264 or



The Library’s computers are used by patrons of all skill levels. Tech Advisors give quick help for those struggling to set up an email account, printing documents and other technology issues. Some Tech Advisors may also be trained for our digitization project. Minimum commitment is 8 hours/month for 6 months. Contact Carol Kampe, 626-256-8264 or



Tutors make a significant difference in the lives of adults whose limited literacy is a challenge in their everyday lives. We provide the training, materials and support needed to successfully help adult learners reach their personal literacy goals. Minimum commitment is 2 hours per week for up to one year. Contact Victor Castellanos, 626-256-8273 or



The Veterans’ Resource Center is dedicated to assisting local veterans and their families by connecting them to benefits and resources they have earned through their years of service. Positions available are Benefit Coach or Outreach Specialist. All training is provided by the Library. Minimum commitment is 8 hours/month for 6 months. Contact Mabel Cross, 626-256-8294 or