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Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers serve the library in many capacities, from working in The Ground Floor Shop to helping at the library behind the scenes.  Volunteering can be a lot of fun and provides an opportunity for community involvement.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Shelf Reader
Maintain shelf order, check for damage or mislabels, straighten.
Minimum 1 hour per week. Lift up to 10 lbs., reaching, standing and walking. Alphabetize, use Dewey Decimal system.

Materials Delivery
Select, deliver and return materials to homebound patrons. Valid license and insurance required. Computer and library collection knowledge helpful.Ability to successfully interact with older and/or persons with disabilities. Reaching, standing, lifting and carrying.

Data Entry
Enter data into online database. 1 hour per week. Accurate keyboarding skills.

Prepares document sfor direct or bulk mail. Weekdays, 3-4 hours every 2 months. Use labels, seals, sometimes stamps. Lift and carry up to 10 lbs.

Clip, label, copy, file, variety of tasks as needed. May work with local history materials. 1-3 hours per week. Lifting, walking, reaching, carrying, sitting, standing. Ability to read, count, follow directions.

Bilingual Spanish Event Program Volunteer
Greet guests, help with crafts, serve food. 2-4 hours per event. Lift, carry and reach. Minimum of high school level 4 Spanish.

Public Information Office
Sorts and files forms, distributes fliers and signage to local businesses. Weekdays 2 - 4 hours per month. Valid license and insurance required.

You can fill out a volunteer application form at the Information Desk, or print out an application. Hedberg Public Library volunteer application

The Ground Floor
If you have questions about volunteering at The Ground Floor,

call 758-6612, or e-mail
Print: Ground Floor volunteer application

Teen Volunteers
The Teen Central volunteer program
encourages teenagers to develop skills while helping the library.  For more information about this program, call 758-6587.
Print: Teen Central volunteer application


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