Vonnegut Library Volunteers

The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library is always in search of volunteers to help with library operations and special events. From greeters to community outreach, we welcome anyone interested in carrying Vonnegut’s legacy of common decency.

To join our volunteer network, complete the online application. We will add you to our volunteer mailing list to keep you informed of upcoming opportunities. (If you need a paper application, please e-mail or call the contacts below.)

Spanish-Speaking Tour Guides

The library offers tours for Spanish-speaking visitors. We seek volunteers who are fluent in Spanish to lead these tours, which are by appointment only.

To learn more about volunteer opportunities at the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library, contact [email protected] or call (317) 652-1954.


Join the conversations on social media

Kurt Vonnegut shared his views and wit with so many. We’d like to engage with you too. Please lend your voice to our social media channels: Facebook and Twitter and Instagram.


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Employment Opportunities

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To open the doors of the new location of the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library and to provide robust programming, we rely on the financial support of individual donors, foundations, and companies. We need monetary donations as well as donations of books and any skills/services that you or your organization can offer. Please email Julia Whitehead or call 317.652.1954 for more information.

“There’s only one rule that I know of, babies – ‘God damn it, you’ve got to be kind.’” – Kurt Vonnegut


If mailing a donation, please make checks payable to:

Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library

P.O. Box 441245

Indianapolis, IN 46244

Contributions to the library are tax deductible as allowable by law. Please note, however, that there are certain limitations on the deductibility of contributions to all Code Section 501(c)(3) organizations. Accordingly, consult your own tax advisor in determining the federal, state, local, and/or foreign tax consequences of your contribution. Thank you for your support!

Planned Giving

Your will is an expression of the values and beliefs that have guided your life and is an excellent way to provide for those individuals, organizations, and causes that have been important to you.

The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library supports language and visual arts education through programs and outreach designed to foster a strong arts community. We seek to inspire and promote insightful writing and to engage people in thinking about and expressing themselves with the written word.

Please consider including the library in your estate plans. If you have already made a bequest or plan to do so, let us know; we would like to express our gratitude to you for your generosity.

A provision for the Vonnegut Library can be made in your will with language as simple as:

“I give, devise, and bequeath to the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library, P.O. Box 441245 Indianapolis, IN 46244, an Indiana not-for-profit organization, the sum of $____ (dollar amount) or ____% (percentage) of my estate (or residue of my estate) for the purpose of supporting the programs, activities, and operations of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library.”

The Vonnegut Library is an IRS 501(c)(3) organization.


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