Ongoing/Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities with EPL

Saturday, April 13 at the Main Library 10am to 3pm -  PEPL "pop up" in celebration of National Library Week (April 7 to 13, 2024)

We are looking for volunteers who are willing to sit at a greeter table to raise awareness of PEPL, promote EPL's online swag store, encourage people to donate to EPL, and give away stickers/bookmarks. 

Anyone one in the community who wants to support EPL can volunteer! If you are interested in volunteering for an hour or two on that day, please email with your availability. Our hope is to have at least 2 greeters for each hour between 10am to 3pm.

2nd Saturday of the month 10am-1pm at Robert Crown Library- Repair Cafe is looking for volunteers to repair small appliances & electronics, sew or mend, bike repair, jewelry repair, knife sharpening and book conservation and restoration. 

Volunteer Photographer: Take pictures once a month or so for the EPL website. EPL staff would be editing and posting the photos. Contact Cherie Asante, EPL volunteer coordinator at, if interested

Robert Crown Library is looking for volunteers with sewing and knitting skills. Dates & time are flexible.

Serve as Greeter at EPL: Contact Cherie Asante, EPL volunteer coordinator, if interested at You would receive training for this volunteer role which is open to adults only. 

Post flyers for EPL events: Help organize, deliver and hang flyers at various locations around Evanston. This volunteer opportunity is open to anyone 14 or older. Contact Cherie Asante at if interested. 

Help with free book distribution:  Help EPL staff organize and distribute books at various free book distribution spots across Evanston.  Contact Cherie Asante at if interested.