Coordinate a book drive for a Little Free Library in Brown Deer, Wisconsin

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ORGANIZATION: Little Free Library

Enthusiastic Little Free Library Stewards!
We want to show them some love!

Communities are hungry for books! Access to great books keeps young readers on-track with literacy outcomes. You can help Little Free Library fulfill its vision of a book for every reader by coordinating a local book drive. This book drive will support a Little Free Library in Brown Deer, WI. This book-sharing box needs Young Adult, Children's, and fiction books.

Register here to get started: https://givepul.se/oizbdw. After you register, we will send you a book drive planning guide. Little Free Library staff and the Little Free Library caretaker (the steward) can answer your questions along the way.

This is a flexible volunteer role. You can coordinate your local book drive during the times that work best for you and your community.

Purpose: By keeping Little Free Libraries filled with books, you are helping to build community, inspire readers, and expand book access.

Responsibilities:

  • Set up a local book drive collecting young adult, children's, and fiction books.
  • Collaborate with local businesses and volunteer groups to identify book drive collection locations and establish a process.
  • Create and implement a promotional plan so that your community knows about the book drive.
  • Evaluate all books collected to make sure that they are in good condition and meet the needs of the Little Free Library.
  • Communicate with the Little Free Library steward to arrange book distribution.
  • Record your Impact in the Team LFL online volunteer hub.

Time Required: About 2 to 4 hours a week spent planning and coordinating. The timeline is flexible.

Training & Resources Available: We will help you get to know our organization and share our tips for planning a successful book drive.

Qualifications:

  • Love Little Free Libraries and supporting book access!
  • Have access to transportation to pick up donated books from collection locations
  • Have some experience coordinating events/projects
  • Organized
  • Enjoy working with other groups & individuals
  • Great communication skills

Benefits: Experience the satisfaction of getting books into the hands of more readers. Connect with your community. Develop skills in planning and executing a project from start to finish. You’ll get a free Little Free Library t-shirt after you record your impact in the Team LFL online hub!

Supervision & Support: You can connect with the Little Free Library steward or Brianna, the Community Engagement Manager, to ask questions. We also offer drop-in virtual Q&A sessions for volunteers.

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About Little Free Library

Location:

2327 Wycliff St, St. Paul, CA 55114, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to be a catalyst for building community, inspiring readers, and expanding book access for all through a global network of volunteer-led Little Free Library book-exchange boxes.

Description

Our mission is to be a catalyst for building community, inspiring readers, and expanding book access for all through a global network of volunteer-led Little Free Library book-exchange boxes.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

W Donwood RdBrown Deer, WI 53223

(43.16668,-87.98248)
 

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach
  • Organization
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • About 2 to 4 hours a week spent planning and coordinating. The timeline is flexible.

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