Docent

Share knowledge with visitors about the magnificent Central Library! 

Learn about the architectural wonder that is Central Library. The history, architecture, design, decorative arts, the gift from Andrew Carnegie, and the commitment from the people of St. Louis; past, present, and future.

Share the story of St. Louis’ Central Library with tour-going visitors from around the country and around the world.

Sound like something you are interested in?

Become a Docent at Central Library!

  • No experience necessary

  • All necessary training will be provided by staff and fellow docent volunteers

  • Time commitment is 3. 5 - 4.25 hours once per month once training is complete

  • As a role, opportunities are available in a standing tour schedule and for private tours occasionally.

  • This role is appropriate for adult volunteers

SLPL encourages volunteers of all backgrounds and identities that reflect their community to apply. 

Contact Scott for more details swolfe@slpl.org or 314-539-0350.