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Genealogy - Memory Lab

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ORGANIZATION: Johnson County Library

  • 1 person is interested

Are you tech savvy? Are you patient and able to teach others? If so, you might be the perfect volunteer to help with the Johnson County Genealogical Society's Memory Lab.

The Memory Lab is equipment that helps community members transform their photos, 8mm film, 35mm slides, and VHS into digital formats.

Volunteers will be trained in utilizing the equipment. Then, they will sign-up for a weekly volunteer shift to help scheduled individual users transform their media to a digital format. Due to the training involved, volunteers must be willing to commit to a regular shift for a minimum of six months.

Basic computer skills are required. Prior experience using a scanner is helpful. Volunteers must enjoy working with technology and helping people of all ages learn to use the equipment. Patience with people and equipment is critical.

Morning shifts are 9Am-12:30PM, afternoon shifts are 12:30-4PM, and evenings are 4:15-7:45PM. Shifts available are:

  • Tuesday evenings
  • Wednesday mornings
  • Friday mornings and afternoons

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About Johnson County Library


8700 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Merriam, KS 66202, US

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Johnson County Library is to provide access to information and promote life long learning and growth for all ages. Volunteers are vital to the daily operation of all 14 of our locations across Johnson County. You can volunteer in an ongoing position for 2-3 hours per week and a minimum 6 month commitment or you can sign up to join us for one time events as your schedule allows - join us!


Our primary need includes materials management. Volunteers assist with pulling books that need to be transferred to other locations. In addition, they assist with sorting and shelving of materials. If you enjoy working with books, this is the job for you!


Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Community, Computers & Technology, Education & Literacy


Thu Jun 13, 2024 - Wed Sep 11, 2024


Johnson County Library Central Branch9875 W 87th StreetOverland Park, KS 66212



  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Customer Service
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Problem Solving


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • One 3 1/2 hour shift per week
  • Video and in person training required to learn the equipment

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