Now Accepting Volunteers!
The El Reno Carnegie Library Volunteer Program is designed to enhance and expand library service to the community. Volunteers are advocates for quality library service. Their enthusiasm, support, and commitment make it possible for the library to meet the increasing library needs of our customers.
Please find below a list of volunteer positions and descriptions for each. Anyone interested in volunteering at the library must complete the application below.
Volunteers must be at least 14 years old.
Library work is often slow-paced and methodical. Patience is truly a virtue for our volunteers!
A People Person
We help people from all walks of life and customer service is our number one priority!
Has Free Time
We are open during normal school and business hours, so volunteers will need to be available during weekdays!
Adult Volunteers (18+)
Customer Experience Volunteer - assist staff with preparing for programs, activities, and workshops; help with outreach and off-site programming, assisting with daily library activities, etc.;
Special Event/Project Volunteer - assisting with author events, special projects or various evening and weekend activities; or
Computer Volunteers - assisting customers utilizing public computers and with computer classes.
Teen Volunteers (14-17)
Teens interested in joining our Teen Advisory Board must have twenty hours of volunteer time at our library OR five hours of volunteering at our library and a recommendation from another volunteer organization. Examples: Key Club or NHS (National Honor Society).
Teen Library Apprentice Volunteers - tidy after events and in play areas, gather materials for displays, prepare materials for library programs, help to facilitate children's and teen programs, etc., and;
Teen Advisory Board (TAB) - meets monthly to plan programs and perform service projects at select locations.
Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities
Check back here for Summer Reading Opportunities.
Teen Advisory Board
We're starting a teen advisory board! This group will help determine library programs, and even host their own!
Ready to come hang out with us?!
Get started today by filling out a volunteer application! A staff member will get back to you as soon as possible.