Booksellers Needed!


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Main Library, Grove St EntranceSan Francisco, CA 94102


We're looking for some wonderful volunteers interested in selling books, helping at a bookstore, or have a general interest in retail.

: Main Library, 30 Grove Street and at Fort Mason Center, building C

Qualifications: Customer service or retail experience preferred but not required. A good team player and must enjoy interacting with the public.

Commitment: Weekly shifts, we ask that volunteers make a 6-month commitment.

Responsibilities: Operating a cash register, charge, and debit card through Square, stocking books, receiving and directing phone calls, and greeting and engaging with the public.

Purpose: The Bookstore volunteers are the public face of our organization. Volunteers here interact directly with the public and provide a great service by not only selling low and accessibly priced books to all, but those sales fund many San Francisco public library programs.

We are always in need of volunteers so please sign up through our online application ( or call Manager of Volunteer Services, at 415-477-5223.


  • Literacy / Reading
  • General Education
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • once a week
  • Customer friendly

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