Want To Read To Kids While Making A Difference In The Community?


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


7706 W Bowles AveLittleton, CO 80123


Do you live in Littleton? Do you have experience working with preschoolers? Are you available one day each month, Tuesday - Friday, for morning and afternoon storytime visits?

Jefferson County Public Library Kids & Families Volunteer Storytime Program

  • To provide preschoolers with the opportunity to experience the love of books and the joy of reading
  • To introduce early literacy skills to Jeffco’s preschoolers
  • To promote the use of JCPL among preschoolers, their families and their teachers

Volunteer Qualifications

  • A love of kids, books and libraries
  • An appreciation of preschooler’s energy and enthusiasm
  • Commitment to attend storytime training in August
  • Ability to commit to at least 1 preschool visit/month for the '16-'17 school year.
  • A reliable mode of transportation
  • Must be 18 years or older

Volunteer Responsibilities

  • Pick up prepared storytimes once/month from a designated JCPL Library
  • Prepare for storytimes by previewing books and practicing songs, rhymes, and props before visits
  • Visit and read to one or more classes/month, September - May
  • Promote JCPL’s resources and services
  • Communicate with the teacher and Kids & Families staff
If you are interested, please send me a brief resume and a note on why you'd be a good fit. We are going to select up to 20 volunteers.


  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing
  • Youth Services
  • General Education

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • A few hours per month
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