Brooks Free Library will be closed on Saturday, June 19 in recognition of Juneteenth. We will reopen on Monday, June 21


Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer. However, due to the ongoing pandemic, we are currently unable to accept new volunteers/new applications. This notice will be removed once we are in a position to onboard new volunteers.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the library! We are very lucky to have such a passionate group of active volunteers who assist library staff throughout the year. We accept applications on a rolling basis in the event of a new opening in the volunteer schedule.

Position Description
The following are examples of duties that may be performed by volunteers. You are not expected to do them all!

  • Shelving books, magazines, DVDs, etc. in correct order and location
  • Shelf-reading (putting items on the shelf in proper order)
  • Straightening items on the shelves
  • Covering old and new books
  • Conducting craft activities or other programs
  • Loading books onto carts in the Book Drop Room
  • Assisting patrons in locating items on the shelves
  • Assisting patrons in using the online catalog
  • Copying and filing of office forms and other clerical duties
  • Preparing signs for library meetings and programs
  • Conducting tours of the library for patrons
  • Perform landscaping duties such as care and watering of plants, raking leaves, wedding, etc.
  • Other duties assisting library staff members as requested

Volunteers are also needed in our VITAL program. To learn more about that program visit the VITAL page.

Position Requirements

Demonstrated commitment to volunteering for specific functions and/or routine specific hours. Command of spoken and written language; filing, alphabetical skills. Ability to work independently with little supervision; strong sense of task completion. Willingness to vary assignments and learn new tasks.