Volunteer Opportunities


Interested in donating your time?  Want to give something back to your community?  Enjoy the satisfaction of helping others?  Need to complete a community service requirement for school or church?  Want to help the library? Then we need you!  

Volunteer Opportunities

Position: Adopt-a-Shelf Volunteer. 

Position Summary: Maintain order and neatness of assigned section of shelving. Make sure the books are where they should be!

Time Involvement: Two hours a week for six months (minimum)

Major Responsibilities: Read spine labels to make the materials are in alpha or Dewey Decimal order. Pull materials to the front edge of the shelf. Dust or clean shelves, collect litter and bookmarks for disposal. 

Qualifications: Ability to organize with attention to detail. Knowledge of alpha/numeric order.  Ability to reach top shelves and bend to bottom shelves. Work independently.

Position: Gardener

Position Summary: Assist with the maintenance of the library’s indoor plants, outdoor gardens, and courtyard.

Time Involvement: Two hours a week for three month minimum

Major Responsibilities: Water and plant flowers. When needed, transplant plants. Weed and mulch beds. 

Qualifications: Genuine interest in gardening and plants. Work independently. Knowledge of plants is desirable.


If interested in any of our volunteer opportunities, click here to print a volunteer application or pick up one at the library. For any additional information regarding the library’s volunteer program, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at (847)546-7060 ext. 110. 


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