Will you join us?

Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering! The library system relies on volunteers like you to continue supporting lifelong learning in Adams County.

Please visit your local branch to complete a Prospective Volunteer Form. The Volunteer Coordinator will contact you to discuss opportunities and interests, and we'll provide all the training and supplies you'll need to do a particular task are provided by the library. 

All we ask is a willing hand and a friendly smile.

You can find a list of our current openings on the United Way of Adams County's website. Volunteer duties may Include:

  • Shelving books or other library materials like CD’s, audio books, or movies
  • Cleaning books and dusting shelving
  • “Reading the shelves” to be sure books are in the correct location
  • Pulling books for rotation to other libraries in our system
  • Providing computer data entry, such as library card applications
  • Teaching computer classes
  • Repairing books (Technical Services Department)
  • Preparing new books for circulation-adding plastic covers, reinforcing spines and edges with tape, stamping and embossing items with our identification (Technical Services Department)
  • Preparing old books for leaving the collection (Technical Services Department)
  • Boxing books for the Friends Sale (Technical Services Department)
  • Assembling a memory scrapbook for the library
  • Planning and conducting preschool story times
  • Proofreading library materials
  • Organizing and assembling craft projects for children’s activities
  • Sponsoring a library program
  • Supporting the Summer Reading Club by assisting with crafts and special programs
  • Keeping the supply of income tax forms and booklets available for the public (seasonal)
  • Straightening the magazine donations
  • Cleaning movie and musical CD cases