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Welcome to the Boulder Public Library!

We are excited to have you join

our volunteer team. 

Learn More About Volunteer Opportunities

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Immediate Volunteer Need:

Family Play Festival Volunteers needed Saturday, October 26, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m: Help the Boulder Main Library with our annual Family Play Festival featuring games and activities for caregivers and young children from birth to age 5. Volunteer duties may include welcoming families, providing basic instruction for activities, tidying and restocking activity centers, distributing prizes and cleaning up after the event. Volunteer Requirements: comfortable working with young children and their families. Desirable qualifications (not required): Spanish speaking ability and knowledge of early literacy principles. Sign up today at: https://countmein.bouldercolorado.gov/Calendar (Scroll down to the Oct 26th date and click on the event to sign up. It will ask you to create a login. If you don’t already have one).

 

Other Immediate Volunteer Needs:

 Drop-In Tech Coach: Help adult patrons one-on-one in an informal drop-in setting with questions about digital library services and basic questions about the Internet, common software applications such as MS Office applications like Word and Excel, and common social media platforms like Facebook. Minimum commitment of one hour per month for six months.

Program and Events Volunteer: Volunteer to work with a wide diversity of people and programs. Programs and events are for all ages and many are geared specifically towards families with children. The majority are held during the evenings and on weekends.

Youth Maker Hangout Volunteer: Support kids aged 7-14 years old learning how to code in Scratch, Bitsbox, Cubelets, CAD modeling, Python, and/or BiBli robots. Volunteers help get kids set up with computer and programs, answer questions, ask questions to have kids demonstrate their work, and encourage coding skill development with positive support. Must be available on Tuesdays from 4:00 to 5:30 pm at the Main Library (September through May).

On An “As Needed” Basis:

Court-ordered Community Service Volunteers will be utilized on an “as needed” basis. Community Service Volunteers perform primarily two main tasks: tidying the bookshelves and cleaning books. If you are interested in being considered for these roles, please fill out the Court Ordered Community Service Volunteer Application at the link above. Also, plan to bring your court document to your first volunteer meeting and give a copy to the volunteer coordinator.

Learn more about these roles and APPLY TO VOLUNTEER.

QUESTIONS?

For more information, contact the Volunteer Services Office at 303-441-3114 or [email protected].