Thank you to all of our current and past volunteers! Your gifts of time and talent help to make HTFL a great place.
Volunteers are essential to fulfilling the library's mission "to provide you with resources, programs, and services that enhance and enrich your life." Our volunteers span the ages of teens on up and they work side-by-side with the staff in many different capacities. Our volunteers are valued and respected for their time, talents, dedication, and commitment to the library and the community.
Examples of volunteer opportunities at the library include:
- Helping sort books for the Friends' book sale
- Preparing books for our outreach programs
- Assist with library programs
- Clerical work
- Help maintain the shelves
- Assist with summer reading clubs
- Deliver material to our H.O.M.Express customers
- Advocate for the library
- Serving on the board or a board committee
Advantages of becoming a library volunteer include:
- Acquiring new skills
- Expanding your social horizons
- Serving in your own neighborhood
- Keeping up with the latest books
- Helping, and being appreciated for it
- Placing personal book orders at a discount
- Bragging that you volunteer for one of the best organizations in the area
For volunteer applicants ages 18 and over, the Haverford Township Free Library requires current Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and Pennsylvania Criminal Background Check certificates to be submitted with your application. For your convenience we have included application for each check below.
Please contact Michele Caesar by phone 610-446-3082, ext. 211, or by email at
for more information on the Volunteer Application and background check process.