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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are a tremendously important part of Westlake Porter Public Library. Each year approximately 10,000 hours of volunteer work are done at the library.

We welcome your involvement and commitment and offer a variety of volunteer opportunities to match your interests, skills, and availability.

To volunteer, stop by the Group Services office to pick up an application or download it here. Return it to the library in person or via fax.

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Reception Desk Greeter
  • Circulation assistance
  • Friends' Portables Gift Shop
  • Friends' Book Nook Used Book Store

Volunteering for the Friends of Porter Public Library may require membership in Friends.

Tyrone volunteers with parachute play
Tyrone volunteers with parachute play

Volunteers with Developmental or Intellectual Disabilities

Volunteer opportunities within the Youth Services Department are available for those ages 14+ with developmental or intellectual disabilities. If you are interested or know someone who may be interested, download an application and return it to the library.

For more information contact the Special Needs Resource Librarian at (440) 250-5471.

Contact Group Services

To ask meeting room, art gallery, display case, and library volunteer questions, please call 440-250-5449 or send an email using the form below.


The application must be downloaded, completed, and sent as an email attachment to


WPPL accepts applications for energetic and creative teens to help with a variety of tasks and programs around the Library during two sessions per year. Applications are available prior to the beginning of the School Year or Summer sessions.

Whether it is during the school year or over the summer, this is a great opportunity for teens in grades 8-12 to give back to their community, get service hours in a fun, relaxed environment, and boost their college applications!

Please contact Youth Services with questions.