The Wissahickon Valley Public Library Volunteer Program assists the library in carrying out its mission to meet the information needs of our diverse and dynamic population. The Library recruits volunteers to assist staff with daily library needs as well as special projects. Stop by the library and fill out a Volunteer Application or please CLICK HERE to download the form and fill it out.
TEENS, aged 14-17, stop by and talk with Tegan Conner, Youth Services Librarian at the Main Library in Blue Bell or CLICK HERE to contact our Youth staff. Please put “Teen Volunteer” in the subject line of the email.
Teens can earn community service hours by participating in the Teen Advisory Group which meets once a month to help plan events for teens and complete volunteer tasks. The Blue Bell group meets on the 1st Sat. @ 11 AM. The Ambler group meets on the 3rd Sat. @ 11 AM. WVPL is an approved volunteering site for Wissahickon High School National Honor Society members
WVPL welcome high school students who are interested in creating graduation projects around technology and programming. Teen interested in volunteering during the summer should turn in their applications by June 1 each year.
ADULTS, stop by to speak with Lynne Tillet at the Main library in Blue Bell or please CLICK HERE to email our Volunteer staff.
Library volunteer opportunities may include:
- Adopt-A-Shelf Volunteers (checking the order of our collection)
- Mending Assistants (mending books and other materials)
- Shelving Assistants (shelving books and pulling holds)
- Technical Services Assistants (processing new books)
- Technology Volunteers (to teach computer classes: Basic Level, Internet, Microsoft Word, WVPL On-line Resources, iTunes, Facebook & Twitter)
- Electronic Device Volunteers (volunteers to come once a month for 2-4 hours to help others learn to use their eReaders, smart phones, & tablet computers)
- Gardening Volunteers (weeding/pruning/planting patio garden areas)