The Wilmington Memorial Library recognizes that volunteers are a valuable resource for the library.  Volunteers must be at least 13 years of age; those age 18 or over must agree to a CORI check prior to beginning volunteer work at the library. Please read the Volunteer Policy for full details.

Volunteers Duties
The following lists some of the tasks volunteers perform:

  • Shelf maintenance: straightening, shelf reading, shifting books, cleaning shelves
  • Cutting, pasting etc
  • Photocopying, collating, folding, stapling
  • Assisting with events
  • Weeding, watering and picking up litter
  • Special projects as assigned

Please fill out a volunteer application. if interested in working in the library.

The following volunteer opportunities are also available:

Friends of the Library Book Store Next Door Volunteers
Volunteers who work at the Friends of the Library Book Store Next Door are working for the Friends. Volunteer Book Store Next Door Volunteer applications are processed by the Book Store Volunteer Coordinator.

Homebound Delivery Volunteers
The Wilmington Memorial Library works with Friends of the Library volunteers to provide homebound delivery service. A volunteer Homebound Coordinator reviews and processes the Homebound Delivery Volunteer applications. Prospective homebound volunteers must agree to a CORI check prior to becoming a homebound volunteer.

Teen Book  Buddies Volunteers
Teens in grades 9-12 can participate in the Teen Book Buddies program where they read with a young child. Interested teens should fill out the Teen Book Buddies Volunteer application.