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 know your way around an Apple iPad? Would you like to help older adults to learn how to use theirs? If so, please consider volunteering as a Computer Coach. This position, located at the library’s computer room in the Arlington
  • Do you have experience researching your own or another's family tree? Would you enjoy helping others find out about their heritage? Then please consider volunteering as an aide in the library's Shackley Genealogy Room.

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 2014, our 452 volunteers worked throughout the library and contributed more than 28,498 hours of service.
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