Baby Storytime Assistant @ Children's Library

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Palo Alto City Library

  • 23 people are interested

We’re looking for friendly, energetic adults (ages 18 or older) who enjoy interacting with babies and their caregivers to be our Baby and Wiggly 1's Storytime volunteers. These storytimes are held in Children's Library’s Tree Top Room every Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. The storytimes feature lap bounces, rhymes, fingerplays, songs, and books which appeal to babies age birth through 24 months. The storytimes are very well attended, and the library hosts a "Stay & Play" session between the two storytimes, which allows the babies and their parents/caregivers to enjoy a social community time in the library.

When?: Thursdays 9:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m., starting as soon as possible.


- Greet storytime attendees and direct them where to park their strollers

- Hand out shakers or scarves as attendees enter.

- Take a count of all attendees each week

- 'Participate' in storytime, modelling behavior for caregivers and children

- Help the librarian set out and clean up the toys for the "Stay & Play" session

If you love babies, families, and your local library, this is the volunteer opportunity for you -- get in touch!

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About Palo Alto City Library


Rinconada Library, 1213 Newell Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94301, US

Mission Statement

The Palo Alto City Library is a great place to volunteer! They provide a variety of volunteer opportunities including service to the homebound, keeping all those books in order, and help providing exciting and educational programs for all ages.


Volunteer opportunities are available at all 5 branches of the Palo Alto City Library. The Palo Alto City Library is a department of the City of Palo Alto.


We'll work with your schedule.


1276 Harriet StPalo Alto, CA 94301



  • Literacy / Reading
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Youth Services




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 9:45 a.m. - 12 p.m. every Thursday.

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