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× For your safety and the safety of our employees, all SDCL buildings are temporarily closed.
Due dates will be extended until we reopen. No returns will be accepted.
Starting May 26, Door-Side Service will be available at selected branches by appointment only.

Para su seguridad y la de nuestros empleados, todos los edificios de la biblioteca del Condado de San Diego están temporalmente cerrados.
Las fechas de vencimiento se extenderán hasta la reapertura de todas las sucursales. En este momento, no se aceptan devoluciones.
A partir del 26 de mayo, el Servicio de Materiales Reservados para Llevar estará disponible solamente en las sucursales seleccionadas, por medio de cita.

Volunteer Opportunities

In fiscal year 2015-2016, San Diego County Library gained a net value of $3.38 million by training and including in daily operations 5,572 volunteers, who donated 134,646 hours of their time.

Volunteers perform a variety of duties, including, but not limited to: presenting and assisting with branch events, tutoring adult literacy learners, reading to children in the "Grandparents and Books" programs, helping students with homework, leading book discussion groups, and serving as Internet docents.

The County of San Diego Board of Supervisors recognize the important contribution volunteers make to all County departments in an annual event each year. County departments each nominate their own "Volunteer of the Year." A PowerPoint Presentation of the County of San Diego Board of Supervisors' Volunteer of the Year presentation can be accessed on the County Clerk of the Board's web site.

Library branches hold volunteer recognition events each year during National Volunteer Recognition Month in April.

Volunteer Requirements

Staff will do their best to match your interests and talents with current needs. Volunteers receive an orientation and training. Expect a busy staff and sometimes unspoken, but always heartfelt thanks for your commitment to your community.

For further information and referral about the library's volunteer program, please contact your local branch library.