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Volunteer Spotlight

volunteer spotlight

Volunteers are the lifeblood of every successful community.  Without volunteers there would be very few food banks or youth sports programs, even less community theaters and sparsely run public libraries.  Even politicians would have a hard time campaigning for elections without volunteers.

At the library, volunteers are crucial, not only to the everyday running of the library but behind the scenes as well.  Library volunteers provide assistance with check-outs, issue library cards, help with device maintenance and guidance, handle returns and re-shelves, shift and organize sections, help with book and disc repairs, prep items for circulation, help work through reports, lead and assist with programming, fund raise, provide baked goods for events, and many, many more tasks too numerous to name.  Volunteers are the heart of the community and make visiting your public library a more personable, rewarding experience.

In order to honor those wonderful individuals who volunteer at Fort Bragg Library, we have set up a new feature here on the fortbragglibrary.org website entitled Volunteer Spotlight.  Through Volunteer Spotlight, you will get to know our library volunteers; why they volunteer for the library, what they do as volunteers, and, we hope, you will have an insight into what makes your local library the ideal volunteer experience.  (Hint: It’s the people!)

Check out our new Volunteer Spotlight feature here:

Volunteer Spotlight

If, after reading our Volunteer Spotlights, you decide you would like to volunteer a few hours a week for the library, you can fill out our Volunteer Interest form here:

Volunteer Interest Form

Volunteer opportunities at the library we are looking forward to staffing are:

Adopt-A-Shelf Volunteers

Adult Literacy Tutors

Book Discussion Facilitators

Book Sale Volunteers

Children’s Arts & Crafts Instructors

Children’s Arts & Crafts Assistants

Children’s Program Assistants

Children’s Summer Reading Program Advocates

Children’s Summer Reading Program Assistants

Circulation Desk Volunteers

Community Programs Specialists

Computer Coaches

Delivery Processing Volunteers

Graphic Arts Specialists

Homebound Volunteer Outreach Advocates

Homebound/Community Outreach Services Assistants

Homework Assistants

Homework Helpers

Library Bloggers

Program Assistants

Web Content Assistants

Shelf Readers

Shelvers

Social Media Assistants

Software/Internet Tutors

Student Volunteers

Technical Services Assistants

Technology: Mobile Device Tutors

Read-Aloud Volunteers for Seniors

Volunteer Spotlight image borrowed from http://www.daytonaplayhouse.org/images/VolunteerSpotlight.png

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