Our volunteers are people of all ages who come from many cultures and have varied experience and backgrounds - people who support the mission of the library and want to lend a hand. Volunteers play a vital role in helping staff members provide top-quality service to our customers.

Current Volunteer Openings

  • Do you enjoying meeting and greeting people? Would you enjoy the opportunity to welcome customers to our five star library? Then please consider volunteering as a greeter at the new Dunton Street entrance greeter desk.

Interested in Volunteering?

Our volunteers work in varied positions around the library and are involved in activities such as:

  • Teaching or coaching during computer classes
  • Assisting customers with genealogy research
  • Acting as a host for library programs
  • Assisting staff with projects or clerical duties
  • Tutoring ESL students
  • Staffing the Reading Room or Computer Room at the Senior Center
  • Sorting and organizing donations for the Friends of the Library book sales
If you are interested in volunteering at the library, please complete a volunteer interest form. For additional information, contact the volunteer office at 847-870-3784 or volunteer@ahml.info.


The Arlington Heights Memorial Library celebrates the wonderful contribution made by all of our volunteers. In 2013, our 461 volunteers worked throughout the library and contributed more than 28,695 hours of service.
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