Volunteer with Teen Team

Join Teen Team

Grades 6-12
There are lots of ways you can help out, mentor others, promote the love of books, and earn community service credit! 

View Teen Team opportunities, then apply - we'll set up a time to meet and work out your schedule.

Try a Teen Service Day

Grades 6-12:  Offered one Sunday afternoon per month 
Only have a hours to give? Don't apply for Teen Team: just sign up to work from 1-3 hours on one of our monthly teen service days. Join other teens for Library housekeeping. including dusting, straightening, and organizing. View details & schedule

Current Opportunities

  1. Reading Buddies

    Grades 7-12
    Summer 2023: Wednesdays | 4-4:45pm | June 7 (Training) - July 19 (7 weeks)
    You and other teens will be matched with younger kids to read books, play games, make a difference and have fun! 
    Apply to Teen Team

  2. Writing Buddies

    Grades 8-12
    Summer 2023: Wednesdays | 4-4:45pm | June 7 (Training) - July 19 (7 weeks)
    This is a writing mentoring program for kids in grades 3-5, led by volunteer teens. Meet with other teens and kids to do writing games, share stories, and have fun! 
    Apply to Teen Team

  3. Summer Reading

    Grades 6-12: 2 hours, once or twice per week (during June 1-July 31): required training (info provided when you sign up).

    Fill out the Teen Team application to get started.

    • SRP at the Library - help with crafts, answer Summer Reading questions, assist with general Library duties
    • SRP at Waneka Lake or LaMont Does Park - help with Storytime and crafts, give out books, answer Summer Reading questions
    • Shelving assistance
    • Special Events at the Library

    This is a great way for teens who love reading to share their enthusiasm with kids, teens, and adults and earn volunteer credit.

    Can't make the training? Apply anyway, and let us know your conflicts in the application comments.

Other (Seasonal/Occasional)

  1. Additional Opportunities

    Grades 6-12
    Love libraries and want to volunteer, but not sure what to do? You might be able to help with Archives or computer projects, computer lab support, displays or other tasks. Apply for Teen Team and we will find a volunteer experience that is right for you!