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Volunteers are needed to help in the library with a variety of library tasks:

Shelving books:
The library circulates close to 1,500 books each week, which means we have a lot of re-shelving to do! All volunteers and amounts of time are much appreciated, whether you can work for 15 minutes or an hour or more. Volunteers can stop by any morning before school up to about 8:30 a.m. for a brief overview of how to shelve and then can drop by anytime that is convenient to work on this very important (and never-ending) task.

Shelf Maintenance:
The shelves have been known to get a little out of order (sometimes a LOT out of order--depending on the popularity of the section), so this is another very important and on-going library task. Often a teacher or student is looking for a particular book that should be on the shelf, but is not there. Also, if the shelves are maintained regulary, the re-shelving is much easier to do.

Magazine check-in:
Students in 3rd grade and above may check out 1 magazine per week. However, magazines are not individually cataloged in our library system, so we check them out the old-fashioned way--using handwritten library cards and large, laminated envelopes. These must be manually checked back in and re-shelved.

Scholastic Book Fairs:
A separate volunteer schedule is always included on the back of the book fair fliers sent out in Thursday folders before each book fair. Volunteers are needed to help set up and pack up the book fair. All students come in the first 2 days of the fair to preview the books and younger children (ECE-2nd grades) need a lot of help filling out their wish lists. Also, volunteers are needed to help with sales throughout the book fair.

Other tasks:
  • Processing new books (adding spine labels, stamping, check-in, etc.)
  • Library displays and pulling books for classroom projects, holidays, etc.
  • Help with library programs (i.e., Read 1,000 books, gift books and donations)