Get Involved


Meet new people and share your skills working as a volunteer! The Sycamore Public Library has great opportunities for adults and teens doing everything from shelving items to helping out at programs. Whatever your interest, there is a place for you!

Adult Volunteer Application                     Teen Volunteer Application

If you are requiring court ordered community service hours please contact the library directly. Individuals 18 and under contact Youth & Teen Services, Individuals 18+ contact Adult Services,

Teen Advisory Group

SPLAG, or Sycamore Public Library’s Advisory Group, is a group designed to energize teen programming and services as well as allow teens a greater voice at the library! If you think YOU might be interested in joining complete the application and return it to our Youth Services Desk.


Friend of the Sycamore Library

The Friends of the Sycamore Library organization is a 501(c)(3) non-profit run by volunteers whose sole purpose is to support Sycamore Public Library’s collections, services, programs, spaces, and staff.


Donations to the Library

You can provide extra support for Sycamore Public Library through a monetary donation that will help pay for some of the extras that enhance the library’s collections, programs, and services. No gift amount is too small and all gifts are appreciated! Consider making a gift:

  • As a holiday gift from your family
  • To honor a library-lover on a special occasion or milestone
  • To remember a loved one with a memorial donation or trust
Make a Donation

Book Donations

Wanting to get rid of those unused books? The Sycamore Library accepts donations of new/used books, and other materials. Donations are accepted by appointment ONLY. To schedule a drop off time please call 815.895.2500 ext. 402.

Items donated may be added to our book sales, and all proceeds go to support the Library!