Librarians of Tomorrow is an innovative, hands-on internship program for 10th-12th grade students from diverse backgrounds with an interest in library careers. We seek committed and enthusiastic individuals who are ready to learn, work, and help others!

Why Join?
  • Build your academic, college, and career readiness skills with support from a mentor
  • Work behind the scenes on developing cutting-edge programming and projects
  • Receive a stipend, volunteer service hours and resume-building experience
  • Meet other likeminded teens from across NYC
  • Make a difference!
What You'll Do
  • Complete 20-30 hours of training and field trips focused on library, college, and career skills and 70-80 hours of hands-on work experience for a total of 100 hours
  • Create a capstone project based on your special interests and that connects to the Library's mission
  • Assist with a variety of library programs, events, and projects
  • Welcome people to the library and provide customer service
  • Interest in libraries and helping people
  • Enrolled in a NYC high school in 10th-12th grade
  • Available 4-6 hours a week during out of school time from November 2021 through June 2022
  • Moderate to high level of English fluency (bilingual a plus)
  • Signed consent of parents to engage in 100 hours of intern service during out-of-school time



Librarians of Tomorrow is made possible through the generous support of the Charles Hayden Foundation, the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, and the Brooklyn Eagles—a group of young and engaged supporters of Brooklyn Public Library.