Teen Volunteers at the Library

This year’s volunteer program has ended. Please check back in April 2020 for next year’s program!

Want to get involved at your library? Become a volunteer! Every summer TCPL offers volunteer opportunities for teens. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old or older and able to work one 2-hour-shift a week. Teens will have the chance to make a difference and encourage thousands of younger children to reach their reading goals.

Check the volunteer job description below to see what the teen volunteers do:

Gain valuable work-related experience by helping library staff with Summer Reading Club (SRC) activities.  Encourage thousands of young children to keeping reading.
  • Explain how Summer Reading Club (SRC) works
  • Sign children up for SRC
  • Input information accurately into the SRC database
  • Hand out SRC prizes
  • Update information accurately in the SRC database
  • Not give out or access personal information about library patrons
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • Must be able to interact with people of all ages
  • Must be able to use a computer
  • Must be able to maintain accuracy of the SRC database
  • Must be able to stay at assigned station for up to 2 hours
  • Must be willing and able to follow directions
Minimum of one 2-hour shift weekly

For more questions about the teen volunteer program contact the Youth Department at 765-429-0119.