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Volunteer at the Library

We welcome adults and children who have completed the sixth grade (volunteers under age 18 must have parent/guardian permission)

  • Applicants must agree to a background check.
  • The number of volunteers accepted is based on need and supervisory time available.

How to volunteer: Print out the PDF form, below, and drop it off or mail it to the library.

Volunteer positions:

BookCellar sale!

Special sale this Saturday at the BookCellar, the library's bargain basement shop. All books just 50 cents (all except collectors/specially priced books). 

Library breaks record in February

Fond du Lac Public Library broke a record in April when it circulated more than 70,000 items! This jump - about 10 percent - follows a several-month-long climb for circulation. In fact, library usage has been on a record pace for more than 12 months. Thanks to all the library fans out there - we heart our patrons.

History of the Fond du Lac Public Library

The Fond du Lac Public Library has been a true community library from the start. Its roots can be traced as far back as the 1850 when it was first discussed by the Young Men’s Association. The City Council officially organized the library in November 1876.  Members of the Fond du Lac Women’s Club obtained a gift from Andrew Carnegie to open the first permanent library building in 1904. In 1966, the League of Women voters and a cadre of individuals from the community were credited for making the “new” library possible.

Jobs at the library

Fond du Lac Public Library employs about 45 full- and part-time people. Part-time positions range from 12 to 30 hours per week. The educational requirements for our positions range from less than a high school education to a master's in Library Science. All of our positions require basic computer literacy and excellent customer service capabilities. Any future openings will be posted in the library and listed on this web page. Feel free to watch any and all of these sources. We do not accept applications to keep on file when we have no openings.

About The Library

Mission

The Fond du Lac Public Library serves the community by supporting literacy, lifelong learning and diversity through customer friendly services that inform, entertain and inspire.

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To support a high quality of life in Fond du Lac through reading, lifelong learning and community involvement.

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