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Volunteering at the Library
Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering offers citizens the opportunity to utilize current skills, develop new skills, acquire leadership abilities, meet their neighbors and give back to their community.

Working under the supervision of library staff, volunteers provide valuable support and assistance. Volunteer opportunities may include shelving books and media, providing homework help or providing computer instruction. We interview all potential volunteers to assess their interests and skills and place volunteers accordingly within the Library.

Becoming a Volunteer

Becoming a volunteer is easy. Adults should review the list of Current Volunteer Opportunities and then fill out the online application. Please note that all adult volunteer candidates must pass a physical and a background check.  After we receive your information, you will be contacted for a brief interview so that we can match your qualifications, interests and skills to available opportunities.

Teens under the age of 18, interested in becoming a volunteer, must apply in person at the Children’s Information Desk – not online.

For questions or additional information contact:

Adult Volunteers Teen Volunteers
Cynthia Reid
Volunteer Coordinator
817.952.2330
Mary Woodward
Teen Volunteer Coordinator
817.952.2372
Volunteer Management
Established volunteers can manage their accounts by logging in with their user name and password at My Volunteer Page. You can update your contact information, sign up for new volunteer activities, view your volunteer schedule, let the Volunteer Coordinator know when you are available and log your volunteer hours.
Volunteer Recognition

This year the Library recognizes two exceptional volunteers.
The 2013 Adult Volunteer of the Year Award goes to Jamila Evilsizor

The 2013 Teen Volunteer of the Year Award goes to Maren Miller .

Past Recipients of the Volunteer of the Year Award
      Adults   Teens
  2012   Jim Davis   Jose Tanon-Rodrigues
  2012   Deborah Allbach    
  2011   Ralph Chaney Reyna Cuevas
  2010   Patt Dreyer    
  2009   Roland Rangel    
  2008   Jim Davisson    
  2007   Don Helyer    
  2006   Library Advisory Board    
 
2005
  David Franklin    
2004
Donna Culver    
2003
dona weisman    
2002
Mary VanDeusen    
2001
Terry Drew Bowen    
2000
Raymond F. (Rick) Peters    
1999
Marilyn Green    
1998
Suzanne Blackman    
1997
Suzanne Blackman    
1996
Rita M. Montgomery    
1995
Robert Thompson    
1994
Robert W. Hilbish    
1993
Janice Flood    
1992
Connie Munro    
1991
Emily L. Hilbish    
1990
Dottie Hyde    
1989
Emily James    
1988
Marnie Williams