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Volunteer Application: fill out online

Donate your time to the library helping with various projects including the bookstore, assisting library patrons, working on special projects and more. Opportunities to volunteer at the library are open to anyone 13 years of age and older. 

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Friends of the Library

Help operate the Library Book Store, sort through donations, conduct special book sales and library events throughout the year.

Library Foundation


Make a donation (cash, stock, estate, etc.,) to support the Library through the Rochester Public Library Foundation. The Foundation conducts fundraising events for the library including the annual "Wit, Wine & Wisdom" fundraiser in January.

Donate Book/Materials

Donate your books, DVDs, CDs, etc., to add to the library's collection or to be sold in the book store or at one of our many book sales throughout the year. The library  also offers opportunities to honor events or people with memorials.

Partner on Programming

Partner with the library to create programming for the community. The library frequently partners with community organizations to present programming consistent with the library's mission and core values. If you would like to submit a proposal for adult, youth or Wellness Corner programs please complete the form below:

Proposal for Program or Event Partnership (online form)

Proposal for Program or Event Partnership (PDF)

If you are unable to complete the online form, you may email the completed PDF form to Kim Edson (adult programs), Heather Acerro (youth and family programs) or Susan Hansen (wellness programs).

Due to Covid-19, program partnerships are currently on hold. Feel free to submit your form and we will get back to you as soon as we are able. 

See the programming guidelines page for more information.

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