Imagine your Slover Library, by volunteers like you. Our dedicated volunteers work with staff to support the core functions of Slover Library, from the day-to-day library activities to leading unique classes in the community. Join our team of volunteers, and create your Slover Library today.

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Get Involved

Play a vital role in our community and get exclusive previews of our upcoming events

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Learn & Grow

Earn valuable experience and learn specialized skills to boost your career



  • FREE parking during volunteer shifts at the Main St. Garage

  • Volunteer credit for your school or employer

  • Letters of reference for employment, scholarships and school applications

  • Invitation to our annual Volunteer Awards


Positions now open!

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIRED: Slover Library and the City of Norfolk require all adult volunteers 18 & up to complete a finger print scan and drug screening (at no cost) before beginning volunteer service.


How old do I have to be to volunteer?

Minimum age requirements vary by assignment. For general volunteers, we accept applications from volunteers age 13 or older. Volunteers under the age of 18 must have their application signed by a parent or guardian.

How many volunteer hours are required each week?

Volunteer hours are based on individual availability. We will work with your schedule!

Can I volunteer with a specific department?

New positions are posted as they become available. Some positions may require special skills, which are included in the description. We’ll work with you to ensure the best fit between volunteer and assignment.

Can I get credit for my volunteer hours?

We can credit volunteer hours with participating schools and community service organizations. Ask your school or organization for volunteer requirements. Court-order volunteers are not applicable.

Can we volunteer as a group?

Group volunteering may be available for certain positions and assignments where specified. For more information, contact the Volunteer Coordinator.

Do I need to complete a background check?

All adult volunteers 18 & up must complete a finger print scan and drug screening (at no cost) before beginning volunteer service.

For additional inquiries, contact
Slover Library Volunteer Coordinator:

Nikko Knapp