Library Material Sleuth

Time Commitment

2 hours, weekly


The Library Material Sleuth provides library members with easy access to library materials and makes the library a great place to visit. Dedicated, detail oriented people are needed to locate materials, shelve books, arrange books in order on the shelves, plus help with a wide variety of library tasks.

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 and Responsibilities

  • Find the library materials patrons need
  • Shelve library material
  • Straighten, shift and arrange items in order on the shelves, re-stock materials
  • Set up book displays and keep restocked


  • Minimum age 14
  • Ability to alphabetize and put items in numerical order
  • Physical ability to push, bend, stretch, reach, lift, and read book spines
  • Self starter (after training)