Except for Children & Youth Services summer volunteers, all volunteer/community service requests go through the Library Director.

Volunteers must be 16 or older. Fill out a Volunteer Application if you are interested.

Riverside Public Library may accept volunteers in the following capacities:
  • Regular volunteers adhering to fixed schedules
  • Occasional volunteers giving short term help
  • Students, scouts or other organizational members fulfilling community service requirements
  • Special project volunteers
On a case-by-case basis, non-violent offenders doing court-ordered community service who are referred by court personnel may volunteer in one of the above roles. Individuals with court-ordered hours fill out a Community Service Application. All volunteers follow the same guidelines. They Library does not guarantee the availability of community service work, as it is based on library needs. Applications are also available at the Patron Services Desk.
Riverside Public Library
1 Burling Road, Riverside, IL 60546


Phone: 708-442-6366
Fax: 708-442-9462

Hours: 9-9 Monday - Thursday
            9-5 Friday & Saturday
            1-5 Sunday (Aug - May)