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The McKinney Public Library strives to impact lives and build a sense of community. We understand the power of service and the impact working on a community project can have on the lives of those involved, especially our youth. We are excited to share our passion for service by providing an avenue for those opportunities.


  • Credit for volunteer hours that may be reported to your needs at school
  • Building a strong and resilient community


No registration required. 

  • Roy & Helen Hall Library: Starting August 17th- Tuesdays in-person, come and go, 4 - 8 p.m.
  • John & Judy Gay Library: Starting August 19th- Thursdays in-person, come and go, 4 - 8 p.m.
  • Online Hours: Type three full paged letters to individuals in nursing facilities. Submit letters here.
  • For other in-person volunteer opportunities, anyone over the age of 15, please visit and register through Voly.

Your Role

  • Participate in community service projects
  • Assist in teen and youth programs through preparation, set-up, implementation, and take-down
  • Shelf-read books to make sure they are in order
  • Pulling holds
  • Other library duties as needed


  • Must be a student in grades 6-12
  • Professionalism while volunteering (e.g. no cell phones, shorts, flip flops, or tank tops)