Volunteering at EPL is a life-enriching, rewarding experience, because supporting EPL supports the community we all share.

Our network spans across Edmonton, so we need and appreciate help with all kinds of tasks. We need volunteers for everything from the simple and technical, to the public and behind the scenes.

New Volunteers

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Current Volunteers

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Current Opportunities

Current volunteer opportunities with EPL are posted below. Please note that applications for enrolling in our volunteer program are only accepted when there is an available opportunity. We do not accept general applications for positions other than those posted below.


We still need Reading Buddies at the following Branches:

Londonderry, Clareview,  Castle Downs and Calder. 

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Volunteer Roles

Literacy & Learning

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Behind the Scenes


Deliver Welcome Baby packages from an EPL branch to a Public Health Centre to support early literacy for infants and families. You must have a vehicle for this role. Learn more.


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EPL helps people with reduced mobility access our services through its epl2you Facility and Personlized Service program. Volunteers help by delivery library materials to facilities where residents have challenges to visit the library. Learn more.

Book Sale


Sort through generously donated materials at branches and help organize material for EPL's book sales. Learn more.


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Are you a tech wizard? Overflowing with digital creativity? Share your specialized knowledge with Edmontonians in creative software, digital media, and other technologies by designing and hosting workshops, events, or instruction sessions in the EPL Makerspace. Learn more.

Special Events


Passionate about helping Edmonton? Channel these skills to help make EPL events as vibrant and successful as possible. With a busy schedule of great events, EPL often needs a hand. Locations and events vary. Learn more.

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