Get Involved: Volunteer

Get Involved. Volunteer!


Cath the vision and come make it happen. Winston Salem and Forsyth County are changing...and so are its libraries. It is no longer just a repository for books. The library is a place to meet, share, learn and grow.

As a library volunteer, you will have an opportunity to contribute ot your community, improve library service, learn new things, enhance your work skills, make new friends, and become part of a team. We need talented volunteers like you at our downtown Central Library and at our branch libraries. We offer orientation and training for volunteers. Call or stop by your local branch for more information, or you can email us. Volunteer opportunities are filled based on the needs of each library branch.


Be a "Helping Hand"

Share your time, skills, and talents with your local library. Opportunities are available in the following areas:

  • Youth services
  • Computer projects
  • Arts and crafts
  • Senior adult services
  • Computer coaching
  • Homework Help
  • Hospitality for public programs
  • Clerical
  • And more, as needed

Ways You Can Help

  • Help us keep our shelves in order (Adopt-a-Shelf)
  • Update bulletin boards
  • Lead discussions for adult reading projects
  • Organize programs
  • Assist in research, genealogy or N.C. history
  • Care for audio/video, DVD, CD collections
  • Prepare materials
  • Greet patrons and direct them to resources

Share With the Children

Encourage children to grow by volunteering to work in the children and teen areas.



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336-703-BOOK (2665)
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Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To-Go Service Hours
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday Closings
Friday, November 11 - Veteran's Day
Thursday, November 24 - Thanksgiving
Friday, November 25 - Thanksgiving
Friday, December 23 - Christmas holiday begins
Saturday, December 24 - Christmas Eve
Monday, December 26 - Christmas
Tuesday, December 27 - Christmas