Cataloging Volunteer

Time Commitment

3-4 hours, weekly


Help cataloging staff with cataloging workflow.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Chance to meet new people
  • To work in pleasant surroundings
  • To develop new skills
  • Give something back to the community
  • Share your talents
  • Feel needed and valued
  • Enhance your resume
  • Satisfaction from accomplishment

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Processes library materials (label spines/cover)
  • Barcodes library materials
  • Adds and deletes records from the automated catalog

Skills/Abilities/Qualifications Required

  • Ability to cooperate with staff
  • Ability to work independently with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System
  • Computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions, policies and procedures
  • Willingness to learn the library's automated cataloging system