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​​Volunteer for Summer Reading: You Make a Difference!

We’re excited to introduce our 2019 Summer Reading Program, A Universe of Stories, beginning June 11 through August 11. As we continue planning for Summer Reading, we look forward to welcoming you (or welcoming you back!) as a Volunteer. Last summer, 444 volunteers contributed 7,907 hours of volunteer service to the Library System during Summer Reading. 

Returning Volunteers: registration is open for those that have volunteered in the past. Please note: acceptance of your registration is contingent upon available openings within each branch. Contact is primarily through the email you provide us on the application. Summer Reading Volunteer Applicants for full-service libraries must have completed 7th grade. Summer Reading Volunteer Applicants for neighborhood libraries must have completed 6th grade or be 12 years old by July 1, 2019. All applicants must provide a valid email address on their application. Applications must be signed by a parent or guardian. 

Download the Summer Reading Volunteer application

All applications for previous volunteers must be printed and returned to the PWPLS Volunteer Office, 13083 Chinn Park Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22192-5073 no later than April 2, 2019.


General registration for the public opens April 2, 2019.

Library volunteers are an integral part in the Library's mission in creating a center of community and world information. Volunteers are welcome to assist staff at all locations and in many are​as. Take this rewarding opportunity to support children and teen learni​ng, assisting patrons with a number of tasks, clerical work, improving our technology ​outreach, and enjoying summer reading fun.

We provide hundreds of hard-working individuals volunteer opportunities every year. Check out a few of our guides to help you determine if you would be a great match with us. 

A complete list of our opportunities can be found online.
To apply please, fill out and submit our volunteer application form.
Regular volunteers must be at least high school age, commit to no less than a six month commitment and are assigned to at least 2 hours but no more than 4 hours per week.

No problem. Call the Volunteer Office at 703-792-6100.

Charlotte Cain, a RELIC volunteer with a GIS certification, created this map of Prince William County Rivers using historical names as well as current names.



Volunteer Reception at Old Hickory Golf Club

Volunteer Reception 2018


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