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Austin Public Library-Various locationsAustin, TX 78768


The Austin Public Library is looking for volunteers to help re-shelve books and other materials. Volunteers arrange library materials onto sorting carts in alphabetic and numeric order before shelving the materials in the stacks. Volunteers may also dust shelves, shelf read, and help keep reading areas tidy.

This position requires volunteers to push carts up to 75lbs and to bend, stoop, and stretch with or without reasonable accommodations. The position is best suited for those who love to organize. We require a 2 hour weekly commitment for a minimum of three months.

Flexible days/times available and may be found at one of our 23 locations.

Current openings include:

Twin Oaks Branch | 1800 South 5th Street:

  • Tuesday afternoon (12pm-4pm)
  • Wednesday morning (10am-1pm)
  • Friday afternoon (12pm-6pm)

Milwood Branch | 12500 Amherst Drive:

  • Tuesday morning (1oam-12pm)
  • Friday afternoon (11am-4pm)
  • Saturday afternoon (11am-4pm)
Contact Volunteer Services at for information or check out other volunteer opportunities at


  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Library Sciences
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week for 3 months

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