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How do I volunteer at the library?

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There are typically many opportunities for volunteers at Kent District Library, from getting involved with a Library Friends group to helping out with specific tasks at your favorite branch location. Check our our Volunteering page to get started.

If you have any questions or need help signing up, please feel free to contact Volunteer Coordinator Calli Crow at or 616-784-2016 ext. 2098.

Do I need a background check to volunteer at KDL?

A background check is required for some volunteer opportunities. When you sign up to volunteer for a volunteer opportunity that requires a background check, you'll receive an email prompting you to fill out the background check form.

How old do you have to be to volunteer at KDL?

We accept volunteers who are age 11 and older. Volunteers younger than age 18 will also need a youth waiver signed by their parents.