Ongoing/Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities with EPL

Día de los Muertos event at Robert Crown Library on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 6pm. A few volunteers are needed to help staff with initial set up/participation management and clean up. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Vaishali Patel at

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.