Share your valuable skills and knowledge as a part of our team. Volunteers assist us in all areas of the library. Including processing library books, assisting in programs and classes, or delivering books to the homebound.
Ways to Volunteer for Adults
Description: We are seeking volunteers to help water and maintain our growing beds. Beds are on library grounds. Training will be provided.
Time commitment: 2-3 hours per week from May 11 through October 19. Schedule is flexible.
- Must be able to turn on/turn off hoses and use garden hand tools
- Have an interest in gardening
- Must enjoy being outside and working with plants
To apply, please complete a volunteer application.
A Tech Tutor is a volunteer that help others learn how to use computers, smartphones, and other devices to perform basic tasks. Tech tutors work 1-on-1 with patrons to help them learn how to complete tasks and troubleshoot problems.
Necessary Skills and Abilities:
- Must have at least intermediate computer skills.
- Volunteers aren’t expected to know everything, but they need to be able to search for and figure out a solution to a problem.
- Must be able to communicate clearly and have good people skills.
- Must be friendly, patient, and encouraging as they help others.
- Provide 1-on-1 technology assistance (by appointment).
- Promote additional library services and resources when necessary
- Keep statistics about 1-on-1 sessions.
- May assist with classes.
Examples of topics for 1-on-1 sessions:
- Computer Basics (using a mouse, turning on/off, opening programs)
- Microsoft Word Basics
- Excel Basics
- Email Basics
- Internet browsing
- Social Media (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
- Smart Phone and Tablet Basics
- Installing and Using Apps
- Taking and Sharing pictures
- Downloading ebooks
2-4 hours per month (We will work with you to fit volunteer time in with your schedule.)
Each 1-on-1 session is 30 -60 minutes.