For more information about available volunteer opportunities, contact our team.

Help us where we need it most!


Events, Programs & Outreach

Engage with our library patrons as our volunteers will support library staff with event logistics and leading activities. Volunteers will be placed on an email list to be notified when upcoming opportunities are available throughout the year.

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Creative Spaces

Inspire the imagination of others by supporting library patrons through the expert use of your photography, video, or sewing skills. Located at the COIL Library.



Revitalize our garden spaces by helping maintain our plants and vegetation for the community to enjoy. Located at the Indian River and Major Hillard Library.

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Tutoring @ COIL

Sign up to help tutor K-6 grade students in math and reading at our Campostella location. We welcome adults, teens, and educational community service project groups. Shifts can be coordinated with semester or summer schedules in mind.

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Teen Library Council (TLC)

Make a positive impact by providing input on how the library serves teens in our community. The TLC will meet once a month at Indian River, Major Hillard, or Russell Memorial Library.

Team up with our partners.

Friends of the Library

Help the Fiends at their monthly Library Book Sale or become a Friend to support their services and events at your local library.

Library Board

Get involved by attending Library Board meetings or become an advisor by joining the Chesapeake Library Board.

Library Foundation

Volunteer to work events for the Library Foundation and support Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

Norfolk Historical Society

Preserve and disseminate local history with the Norfolk County Historical Society. Help others explore and connect with the past while educating others about our local history.