San Rafael Public Library

Volunteer at the Library

Outreach Program

Outreach volunteers select and deliver books to people who are not able to come to the library but still love to read or listen to books on tape. Please call 485-3323 or email

Teen and Youth Volunteers

Teen volunteers (ages 14 to 18) perform a variety of helpful tasks, working under the direction of a reference librarian. Youth volunteers also help with the Summer Reading Program from June-August. Please fill out the application form.

Friends of the San Rafael Library

Friends of the Library volunteers sort book donations, mend library books, work at the book store, assist with book sales, help with mailings, and more. To learn more, call 485-3104.

Computer and Internet Tutors

Volunteers provide one-on-one Internet or software tutoring for beginning adult students. Call 485-3323 or email

  • Downtown Library

    Sun: closed
    Mon, Tues, Weds: 10-4
    Thurs: 12-6
    Fri & Sat: 10-4

    (415) 485-3323

    1100 E Street (at 5th Avenue)
    San Rafael, CA 94901

  • Pickleweed Library

    Sat, Sun & Mon: Closed
    Tues: 10-4
    Weds & Thurs: 12-6
    Fri: 10-4

    (415) 485-3483

    50 Canal Street
    San Rafael, CA 94901

  • Northgate Library

    Sun, Mon, Tues, Weds: Closed
    Thurs, Fri, Sat: 12-4

    (415) 524-2694

    5800 Northgate Drive
    San Rafael, CA 94903

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