Highland Park Public Library


About Highland Park Public Library

 

We are looking to utilize volunteers in a variety of ways to assist with our daily operations as well as event and seasonal opportunities that provide, promote and engage the community with the resources available at the library.

Current Opportunities at Highland Park Public Library

Shelving assistance, Material Processing, Sorting

Do you like to keep things organized and orderly? Then do we have the job for you.

Volunteers engaged in this opportunity will be responsible for sorting recently returned items with like items and in alphabetical or numerical order. Volunteers will also be asked to shelve materials based on the collection’s shelving rules.

Volunteers must be 14 years old or older. Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to have parent/guardian permission. Those over the age of 18 will need to pass a criminal background check.

Current Activity Schedule Includes:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Shifts include: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday
Shifts include: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday
Shifts include: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

All volunteers  will need to pass a filing assessment test prior to participating in this volunteer activity.

You can apply to volunteer at the Highland Park Public Library here

    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Good For: Children Under 16, People Over 16, Seniors
    Days: Friday, Monday, Saturday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    Times: Afternoons, Evenings

    Hold the phone…

    The Highland Park Public Library is looking for volunteers to assist in processing patron holds. Volunteers participating in this activity will be responsible for calling patrons to let them know that their holds are available, preparing and shelving holds by name.

    Current openings include:

    Mondays: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

    Tuesdays: 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Thursdays: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

    Saturdays: 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

    Volunteers must be 18 years old or older. Volunteers must be able to bend, reach, crouch, kneel and push carts loaded with books. Volunteer must also pass a filing test prior to participating in this volunteer activity.

    Interested? You may fill out a volunteer application here.

      Type: Ongoing Opportunity
      Good For: People Over 16, Seniors
      Days: Monday, Saturday, Thursday, Tuesday
      Times: Afternoons, Mornings
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