If you love being surrounded by books and learning in a beautiful setting, you might enjoy volunteering as a Library Shelving Assistant. These key volunteers sort and organize returned materials into appropriate shelving categories on carts. Materials are categorized alphabetically or numerically based on the collection. Then the materials are returned to their proper location on library shelves.
Volunteers must commit to a minimum of three months of volunteering weekly for a minimum of two hours.
Qualities to have: Attention to detail, patient and methodical worker, understanding and eventual mastery of alphabetizing and Dewey Decimal System. Also, be able to bend, stretch, kneel, and lift, and push loaded book carts.
- Literacy / Reading
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Two hours per week minimum.