Interested in Volunteering at the Library?

Welcome! Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Olathe Public Library. Volunteers are a vital part of the library. In 2014, 596 volunteers worked a remarkable 12,018 hours!

OPL volunteers provide a variety of support to the library. Please take a moment to read over the volunteer job descriptions before filling out your volunteer application.

Please note: Court mandated community service cannot be completed at the Olathe Public Library.

Volunteers must be at least 13-years-old or in eighth grade
(if it is the summer, students going into the eighth grade will be accepted). Children second grade or older may volunteer with an adult as a family volunteer. No more than 2 children volunteers per adult, please.

For further information contact:
Olathe Downtown Library: Rita Patterson, rpatterson@olatheks.org or (913) 971-6879
Olathe Indian Creek Library: Madison Ediger, mediger@olatheks.org or (913) 971-6833

Attention Tweens & Teens! Looking for summer volunteer opportunities?
Make sure to check out OPL's Tween & Teen Summer Volunteer Opportuntities especially for 6th - 12th graders. These opportunities are perfect if you have a busy summer schedule but want to work in some volunteer hours. For questions about tween and teen summer volunteering, contact Teen Librarian, Angela Parks, aparks@olatheks.org or (913) 971-6881.