Library Volunteers

Become a Library volunteer! Volunteering at the Santa Ana Public Library can connect you with a world of literacy, cultural diversity, and learning.

Download the Volunteer General Information Flyer


  • Volunteers must be at least 12 years old
  • Volunteers must attend an orientation
    • Orientations can be attended at the Central Library
      • Orientations occur the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month, at 4pm, in the Central Teenspace
    • Interested volunteers under the age of 18, must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, during orientation
  • Volunteers must complete a minimum of 30 hours
  • Livescan is required for volunteers 18 and over
    • Adults 18 and older: Attend an orientation at Central Teenspace on the 1st or 3rd Friday of the month at 4:00pm and pick up a livescan referral form
  • Probation and court ordered community service orientations will be held on Mondays 3-5pm by appointment only
    • For probation or court ordered community service, under the age of 18, please contact Jerome Center at (714) 647-6555

Volunteers Help Improve Library Services in Many Ways

Some of the tasks include helping with:

  • Cleaning, shelving, and straightening library materials
  • Filing, typing, and inputting data
  • Friends of the Library Book Sales
  • Processing library materials
  • Assisting with children's programs

For more information, call the Volunteer Coordinator at (714) 647-5288 or TeenSpace at (714) 647-6913.