City of Sierra Madre - Library

City of Sierra Madre - Library

General Volunteer Opportunities

  • Volunteering in the Library

    The Sierra Madre Public Library welcomes volunteers with a passion for helping in the community.


    Reasons to Volunteer with the Library

    • Helping and Meeting Members of the Community
    • Gaining Work Experience
    • Learning New Skills


    Volunteers assist in the following ways:

    • Processing new materials
    • Repairing damaged items
    • Filing and research for the Local History collection
    • Preparing the Library for opening each day
    • Updating the public computers
    • Delivering books to homebound patrons

    Teen volunteers can participate as:

    • Summer reading volunteers
    • Teen History Docents

Opportunities for Adults

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Library Technician Unpaid Digitization Internship Summer 2015

Description: Assist librarians with the scanning and digitization of City documents to be included in an online database. 

• Enrolled in a library or Archives program
• Detail-oriented & ability to work independently
• Excellent organization skills
• Ability to handle fragile materials
• Metadata creation and entry
• Performs digitization post-production and quality control
• Help develop standards, processes and augment documentation of procedures

Availability: 4-8 hours weekly. Mondays – Fridays, 9am-5pm, schedule to be arranged.


    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Local History Assistant

Assist with local history projects one or two hours per week. Projects may include filing, research, inventory.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

Opportunities for Teens

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Local History Teen Docent

Teens age 12 and up learn about Sierra Madre's history and make presentations to small groups of the public using the digital storyboards on display at the Library and Richardson House.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

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