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City of Roseville - Library

Maidu Library

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Homework Help

During the school year, volunteers assist children grades 1 through 8 with understanding their homework assignments. They also enrich children through the use of educational games.

The Homework Help Centers are open at all three Roseville Libraries on Mondays, Tuesday, and Wednesdays from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Volunteers must be able to commit to one day a week for two hours. 

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Teen Library Council

Improve public library services for teens through direct teen involvement. The library seeks your input and ideas about programs, materials, and services. Make your opinions count!

Key responsibilities:

  • Attend meetings once a month.
  • Teen council meets the third Friday of the month and meeting location rotates between all three Roseville Public Libraries.
  • Help plan special events.
  • Help choose materials for the teen section.

 Qualifications:

  • Ages 13 - 18
  • Committed to making a difference in your community Want to participate in meetings, discussions, and decisions
  • Want to participate in special events
  • Volunteering requires fingerprinting from the Roseville Police Department. To acquire the fingerprinting you will need a current government issued ID.

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Martha Riley Community Library

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Teen Library Council

Improve public library services for teens through direct teen involvement. The library seeks your input and ideas about programs, materials, and services. Make your opinions count!

Key responsibilities:

  • Attend meetings once a month.
  • Teen council meets the third Friday of the month and meeting location rotates between all three Roseville Public Libraries.
  • Help plan special events.
  • Help choose materials for the teen section.

 Qualifications:

  • Ages 13 - 18
  • Committed to making a difference in your community Want to participate in meetings, discussions, and decisions
  • Want to participate in special events
  • Volunteering requires fingerprinting from the Roseville Police Department. To acquire the fingerprinting you will need a current government issued ID. 

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Roseville Downtown Library

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Adult Literacy Tutor

Make a difference in someone's life by tutoring adults in written and spoken English. You will have a positive impact on another person's life by helping them improve their reading and writing skills. Mandatory, no cost, 10 hour (2 day) tutor training provided.

Key Responsibilities

  • Tutor adults (16 years and older) in basic literacy skills
  • Make a commitment to meet with learner for 3 - 6 months

Qualifications

  • Minimum age is 21
  • Relative proficiency in both spoken and written English
  • Able to meet learner on a regular basis
  • College degree preferred

The Literacy Coordinators request that instead of this application, that all prospective literacy tutors please go to this website - http://roseville.ca.us/library/literacy_services/tutors.asp - and fill out the application there.

 

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Mac Lab Instructor

 

Share your computer skills and change the lives of beginning computer users!

 As the world becomes more wired and economy demands computer knowledge, many people are learning to use a computer for the first time or upgrading their skills.

Be a part of a team that is helping to bridge the digital divide in our community.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with adults helping them with a variety of computer tasks: e-mail, Internet searching, basic computer skills, etc.
  • Share ideas with other Mac Lab Instructors and staff

Training

  • Training and orientation will be provided to all new volunteers.
  • Volunteering requires fingerprinting from the Roseville Police Department. To acquire the fingerprinting you will need a current government issued ID.


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Obituary Project

Volunteers will be combing through old microfilm of the Press Tribune to note dates of obituaries on a spreadsheet to assist with finding them for genealogy researchers. 

 

All volunteering requires fingerprinting from the Roseville Police Department. To acquire the fingerprinting you will need a current school ID or a government issued ID.  


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Teen Library Council

Improve public library services for teens through direct teen involvement. The library seeks your input and ideas about programs, materials, and services. Make your opinions count!

Key responsibilities:

  • Attend meetings once a month.
  • Teen council meets the third Friday of the month and meeting location rotates between all three Roseville Public Libraries.
  • Help plan special events.
  • Help choose materials for the teen section.

 Qualifications:

  • Ages 13 - 18
  • Committed to making a difference in your community Want to participate in meetings, discussions, and decisions
  • Want to participate in special events
  • Volunteering requires fingerprinting from the Roseville Police Department. To acquire the fingerprinting you will need a current school ID or a government issued ID.

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VolunTeen Program

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VolunTeen Summer Session

VolunTeen Summer 2015 Agreement

 

To Teens and Parents/Guardians:

 

The Roseville Public Library VolunTeen Program is a way for teens to be of service to the library and its customers, to satisfy a volunteer requirement, to be a positive example for younger customers, to work with other teens, and to instill a love of reading in others.

 

Our VolunTeen Program is essential to the success of our library programs.  VolunTeen members assist with the Summer Reading Program by working at the Summer Reading Table at each of the branches (answering questions, handing out reading logs and prizes, and keeping statistics), assisting staff with program tasks, and representing the librar at Summer Reading events.  In addition, VolunTeens serve on the Teen Library Council and help plan library events, select library material and more.

 

The VolunTeen plays and important role in our library system.  Each VolunTeen is expected to be present and ready to work when scheduled.

 

As a Roseville Public Library VolunTeen, I agree to:

1. Be between the ages of 12 and 18.

2. Attend one training session, scheduled for May 2 at 10:30am and May 6 at 5:00pm

3. Attend at least two of the four Teen Library Council meeting scheduled for the third Friday of each month during the VolunTeen session (May 1st-August 31st, 2015).

4. Commit to and complete at least 10 volunteer hours during the VolunTeen session (May 1st-August 31st, 2015), including the orientation session.

5. Arrive at the library branch or other assigned location at my assigned time.  If I am unable to do this, I will call the library at (916) 77405221 or find a replacement at least 24 hours before I am scheduled and call the library.

6. Sign in and out on the appropriate sign in sheet.  To remain at my post until my time slot has ended.  If I am unable to do this, I will speak with the staff member in charge.

7. Perform my duties as assigned.  If I have questions about what I am to do, i will ask the staff on duty.

8. Be courteous and respectful to library customers, staff and other volunteers.

9. Refer customers to library staff when questions arise that are not related to Summer Reading.

10. Wear a VolunTeens lanyard and/or name badge when I'm working.

11. Focus on my assignment while I'm working and to keep socializing to a minimum, including cell phone use and texting.

12. use the public computers during my shift only with permission of library staff.

13. Come to the library read to focus on my assignment and without other responsibilities/commitments.

14. Give the City of Roseville permission to photograph me participating in official VolunTeen activities and to use those pictures in city and library promotional materials, i.e. flyers, displays, city website.

15. Maintain a positive attitude and have fun!

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Mission Statement

The Roseville Public Library is dedicated to free and equal access to information, knowledge, independent lifelong learning, cultural enrichment, and the joys of reading for our diverse community.

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