Adult Volunteers

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
Please consider becoming a volunteer. There is a volunteer job for YOU at the library.

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. 

Clearance certificates can be requested by mail or online.  To print and mail in your request click here:


To submit your request online, click the links below to be taken to the the correct websites:

PA Child Abuse History Clearance

PA Criminal Background Check

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.