Volunteer at the Bentonville Public Library

Bentonville Public Library invites you to make a difference by sharing your skills and experience. Check out the wonderful volunteer opportunities at the BPL and get involved. For more information, contact 479-271-3192 or visit the library website.

Interested in possibly becoming a board member?

Each year, as current board members complete their term of service, the nominating committee of the board reviews applications and goes through a process to select new members. If you are interested in being considered, please fill out the application: Board member Application Form

How can you help?

By working as a volunteer at BPL, you may...

  • Acquire new skills & knowledge
  • Gain a sense of satisfaction
  • Support literacy and life-long learning
  • Meet new & interesting people
  • Keep up with the latest happenings at BPL
  • Have our undying appreciation and recognition for your contribution to the Library and your community

Volunteers at BPL come from all walks of life. Any age, any skill, any amount of time to share each week... you will be a welcome addition to our team. Library volunteers are asked to perform tasks such as shelving, light dusting, cleaning and repairing books, or assisting with special projects. We even have tasks involving sorting, filing and organizing. Don't worry, we train our volunteers.

As a volunteer, you must...

  • Be willing to accept direction
  • Be willing to ask questions
  • Be reliable and prompt
  • Be willing to keep us advised of conflicts of schedule changes
  • Remember to sign in and out
  • Be ready to work