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Welcome back, volunteers! We are now accepting volunteer applications for most Library locations.

Your application will be reviewed by the staff members at your location of choice. Please allow up to two weeks for a staff member to respond to your application. All Adult volunteers 18 and over will be subject to a background screening prior volunteering.

During our shutdown we worked to make the volunteer experience better for all! That included updating our volunteer reporting system. Effective November 1, 2020, all new and current volunteers must submit (or resubmit) an application to create a volunteer profile.

Creating a profile will allow volunteers to view volunteer opportunities and hours reported. Volunteers will also be able to make updates to their availability.

Please note: Volunteer hours reported prior to November 1, 2020 will NOT be recorded on your new account. You may contact the Library to have a summary of those hours sent to you.

#Teen Volunteers

The Library welcomes youth ages 12-18 who desire to make a difference in their community.

Youth ages 12-15 may only volunteer as a member of the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) and/or during the Summer Learning program. Please note that the TAB is currently offered virtually only, and all TAB applicants must submit a notarized juvenile records search, a letter of recommendation, and a parent permission form. All forms will be provided to the applicant after the application has been reviewed.

Youth ages 12-15 may also apply online to volunteer in person at Library locations across the city as part of the Summer Learning program. Summer Learning applicants must submit a notarized juvenile records search, a letter of recommendation, and a parent permission form. All forms will be provided to the applicant after the application has been reviewed.

Note: Youth ages 12-15 interested in volunteering both as a member of TAB and as part of the Summer Learning program need only submit one set of the required forms - a notarized juvenile records search, a letter of recommendation, and a parent permission form.

Teens ages 16-18 seeking a Bright Futures Scholarship may volunteer in different capacities, either virtually through the Teen Advisory Board or at a Library location. Please note that teen applicants must submit a notarized juvenile records search, a letter of recommendation, and a parent permission form. All forms will be provided to the applicant after the application has been reviewed.

Teens ages 16-18 who are NOT seeking a Bright Futures Scholarship must submit to a background screening and/or a notarized Juvenile record search and a parent permission form. All forms will be provided to the applicant after the application has been reviewed.

Volunteers are a vital part of improving the quality of life in our city. The Library offers both short-term and long-term volunteer opportunities. We are excited for you to be a part of our team!

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