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Office of Volunteer Services at Queens Public Library

The Office of Volunteer Services seeks to improve and strengthen the capacity of Queens Public Library to identify, attract, and retain volunteers in a mutually beneficial environment.  Volunteers provide assistance to full time and hourly staff with day-to-day activities; and perform in a variety of roles working directly with patrons and behind the scenes.   

Our Vision 

To possess a cadre of talented and committed individuals needed to advance its mission. These “ambassadors” support and raise awareness about available program and service opportunities offered by the Library.

Our Mission

To celebrate and deepen the relationship between the public and the Queens Public Library; allowing our supporters to express their unwavering commitment through multiple channels and opportunities.


General Questions 

For questions regarding becoming a library volunteer, including minimum requirements and available positions - send an email to  An onboarding specialist will contact you within 5-7 business days.


Civic Engagement & Leadership Development / Friends of QPL 

Contact Jerrie Grantham ( for questions regarding the Friends of QPL or the Civic Engagement and Leadership workshops


High School, College and University Partnerships / Service Learning Programs

Contact Scott McLeod ( for questions regarding service learning programs, or having QPL visit your high school or college to conduct an on-site recruitment session or information session.


Mailing Address

Queens Public Library

Office of Volunteer Services

89-11 Merrick Boulevard

Jamaica, NY 11432

no walk-ins please, by appointment only