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Teen Summer Volunteer

The Carbondale Public Library is seeking responsible 13-17 year olds to volunteer this summer. Teens will assist with activities for the Summer Reading Program and other library duties. Volunteers will sign up for various shifts from June 15-July 20, 2024.

Volunteer Opportunities at the Library

Tasks performed by library volunteers are numerous and diverse. Tasks may be short-term, one-time only projects or they may consist of long-term, ongoing projects.
Examples of library tasks include:

  • Shelve audiobooks and videos
  • Assemble new patron packs
  • Assist with Partners in Reading
  • Sort books from temporary shelves in order on shelving carts
  • Repair/clean discs
  • Front/straighten/shelf read materials
  • Assist with library programming

We’re always looking for new volunteers.

Simply fill out the online form below – we’ll be in touch!

Alternatively, you can fill out the paper form and return it to the library. Download the PDF here or ask for a copy at the circulation desk.

Need to fill out a Volunteer Waiver?

Other Volunteer Opportunities in Carbondale & Southern Illinois

JALC Adult Literacy Program

The John A. Logan College Literacy Program offers help to individuals for improving reading, writing, math, or English as a second language skills.

  • Work with adults with want to read and write better.
  • Learn new skills and meet new people, all while giving back to your community.
  • Training is provided – you’ll do great!

To learn more, contact the John A. Logan College Adult Volunteer Literacy Counselor/Facilitator at:
618-985-3741 ext. 8414

For More Information:

Volunteer Program
Carbondale Public Library
405 West Main Street
Carbondale, IL  62901-2995

Phone: 618-457-0354
Fax: 618-457-0353

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