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Time Commitment

2-4 hours, weekly, 6 month commitment


Responsible for accurately shelving library materials in a variety of formats and subject areas, plus performing general support work for the library staff.

Benefits of Volunteering

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

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Stamps daily date due cards for all circulating materials
  • Puts carts in order
  • Shelves materials
  • Edges and dusts shelves
  • Keep assigned genre areas in shelf order
  • Sets up meeting room and other duties as assigned
  • May do photocopying or computer assignments

Skills/Abilities/Qualifications Required

  • Ability to convey a positive, friendly attitude
  • Ability to work congenially with staff, patrons, and other volunteers
  • Must be 14 years of age or older
  • Must follow directions well
  • Ability to concentrate and pay attention to details
  • Ability to push book carts that weigh 100 plus pounds
  • Bending required
  • Shelving knowledge (Dewey) is a plus
  • Once trained, must be able to work independently