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-Cole, 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.
WVPL welcomes high school students who are interested in creating graduation projects around technology and programming. Students involved with Wissahickon High School's National Honor Society should sign up here to be notified of upcoming volunteer opportunities. Teens 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)