Volunteer Activities

Types of Available Volunteer Activities in the Library

For Adults and Teens: 

Shelve and Organize books – training required (Volunteers needed.)

Delivery bins – unpack and sort (Volunteers are needed in the morning on weekdays.)

Obituary Index use the microfilm reader to view back issues of old Belmont newspapers. The death notices in the Belmont Herald (1945-1988) are being indexed. (Volunteers needed.)

Pull books using reports – printouts are used to weed and shift books.  (Currently filled)

Maintain the orderly appearance of the library pick up books, push in chairs.

Magazine exchange bin – keep it neat; weed older magazines so new ones can fit. Discard catalogs. (Volunteers needed.)

Newspaper and magazine stacks organize newspapers and magazines in calendar order (Volunteers needed.)

Display racks - fill with library brochures

Flyers - copy and fold flyers of reading lists, brochures

Scrap paper – cut paper and refill paper boxes near computers


Especially for Teens:

Teen Tech program tutor adults in technology skills

Book Reviews – write book reviews online for Teen section of the web site.

Teen Advisory Board participate in planning teen activities

Teen Book Displays coordinate thematic book displays with YA librarian


In the Children’s Room:

Volunteer Program for 6th Graders – shelving books

Adult Volunteers - help prepare craft projects for children’s programs. (Currently filled)