Volunteer

Why volunteer?

Your contribution of time, energy, and talents helps create a library that makes a difference in our community!  

What can you do? 

1. Materials Processing Assistant
Serve the library from behind the scenes. Label, stamp, and cover books and other materials.  
Required: Clerical skills, attention to detail, and ability to function well under limited supervision.
Length of Commitment: All positions currently filled

2. Children’s Library Assistant
Express your creative side. Prepare items for craft projects and assemble accessories/props for storytimes (some of which may be done at home). Assist with displays and maintaining order in Children’s Library.  
Required: Customer service skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently and follow deadlines.
Length of Commitment: 3-6 months

3. Adopt-a-Shelf Assistant
Satisfy your inner neat freak. Maintain order in an assigned area of shelving. Check spine labels and re-shelve books found out of order. Shift books as necessary. Remove unwanted items (bookmarks, litter, etc) from materials and shelves.
Required: Organizational skills, familiarity with Dewey and knowledge of alpha/numeric order. 
Length of Commitment: 6 months
 
4. Friends of the Library Board Member
Do you want to help improve and enhance the library’s services? Join us in our monthly meeting where we discuss library projects, grants, and ways to help the library grow. 
Required: Strong supporter and advocate of the library. Willingness to contribute your time, effort, and experience to various projects.

5. Reading Tutor, One-on-One or Summer Session in the Bryan McKay Eddington Learning Center
Help students develop their reading skills, fluency, and vocabulary through half hour reading lessons.
Required:  Love of reading and a caring heart.  All training will be provided.  You will be given a background check.
Time Commitment:  

  • One-on-One Reading Tutor--6 hours a week, 3-6pm Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays.

  • Summer Session Reading Tutor--9:15am-12:15pm June 10-27 and July 1-11 (excluding all Fridays, weekends, and July 4)

6. Homework Tutor in the Bryan McKay Eddington Learning Center
Help students (K-12) with their homework after school.
Required:  Willingness to help with math, English, science, and other subjects with a desire to serve and help children succeed. This position is great for proactive people who enjoy interacting with others.  You will be given a background check.
Time Commitment:  6 hours a week

How do you start?
Fill out the Volunteer Application here.