Volunteer at Your Library


The Cumberland County Library System welcomes skilled volunteers. Volunteers can help with many things. Some volunteer jobs include:


  • Helping with special events or projects
  • Taking books to nursing homes or shut-ins
  • Cleaning and mending materials
  • Opening boxes of new materials
  • Putting jackets, labels and stickers on new materials


Tell us about your unique skills and interests, and we’ll see if there is a good volunteer job for you at the library.

  • See our Volunteer policy (pdf, 29kb, 5 pages) for more information
  • Tell us about your skills and interests on our Volunteer Form to the left.
  • Our current volunteer position openings are listed below.


Located in downtown Carlisle, Bosler Memorial Library has a number of volunteer opportunities. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. We place volunteers in the following areas, depending on your interests and availability.


  • Circulation Support Volunteer (shelving and organizing library materials)
  • Facilities Volunteer (cleaning, garden and yard work, painting, etc.)
  • Information Services (clerical tasks, book displays, dusting, etc.)
  • Materials Locator (searches for requested materials in the library)
  • Materials Processor (prepares new materials for circulation)
  • Outreach Aide Volunteer (assist with Youth Services Outreach, requires clearances)
  • Program Aide Volunteer (assist with Youth Services Programs, requires clearances)
  • Clerical Aide Volunteer (assist Youth Services with clerical tasks)
  • Adult Programs Volunteer (organizes and implements a library program for adults)


For more information please contact Vallie Edenbo at (717) 243-4642 ext 2226 or vedenbo@ccpa.net, or fill out our Volunteer Application and return it to the library.



A caring Carlisle-area outreach volunteer or volunteers are needed to select and deliver library materials monthly to a homebound senior living close to the Bosler library in Carlisle.


Orientation, training, and support are provided by the Adult Outreach Services Coordinator.


If you can help, please contact Carol at 240-7771 or toll-free 888-697-0371, ext. 7771

or by email, clindermanjustice@ccpa.net



Volunteers are an essential part of the Simpson Library team and we welcome skilled volunteers. Volunteers help with shelving library materials, book processing, special events, and mending library materials.


Volunteer training is provided and a mutually convenient schedule can be arranged. You must be at least 13 years old to volunteer. Recent changes to Pennsylvania law make background checks mandatory for all volunteers 18 and older.


For more information on volunteer opportunities, please contact Ilse Kryemadhi, Volunteer Coordinator, at (717) 766-0171 Ext 229.  Or fill out our Volunteer Brochure (PDF, 80KB, 2 pages) and drop it off at the library.


I'd Like to Volunteer

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