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

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Local History Assistant

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

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Opportunities for Teens

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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.

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Summer Reading Teen Volunteer

Teens who will be entering 7th grade or up in the Fall are eligible to apply.

As summer reading volunteers, the teens will help younger students sign up for the reading program and award prizes. This is a good opportunity to earn community service credit for school and scouting programs.

Teens will be required to attend an orientation and must submit a waiver signed by a parent/guardian before beginning the volunteer program.

The Summer Reading Program runs from Monday, June 8, 2015 - Monday, August 10, 2015.

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