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Contact

                  785-825-4624
                  301 W. Elm - Salina, KS - 67401 

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Library Hours

                 Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
                 Friday & Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
                 Sunday 1 - 6 p.m. 

Volunteer @ the Library

Current Volunteer Needs

 

 Volunteer Position  Description                                              Date Needed

Summer Learning Assistant

volunteer application

 

Assist a licensed teacher working with youth ages 5-7 on math and reading through MobyMax.  The program is individualized to meet the needs of all skill levels.   (Volunteers may select specific weeks to assist.)

Qualifications: Technology skills - mouse, internet.  Age 14 and older.

Number of volunteers needed:  1 per class.

If you have questions about this position contact Melanie Hedgespeth, Technology Manager, 785-825-4624, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monday through Thursday

9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

during these weeks:

June 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th

July 3rd, 10th, & 17th

iPads Assistant for Youth

volunteer application

 

Assist a licensed teacher working with youth ages 5-8 on learning apps provided by Khan Academy.  Each class is 1 hour. (Select any dates that work for your schedule.)

Qualifications: Technology skills - ipad, internet.  Age 14 and older.

Number of volunteers needed:  1 per class.

If you have questions about this position contact Melanie Hedgespeth, Technology Manager, 785-825-4624, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wednesday, June 7th @ 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 9th @ 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

Friday, June 30th
1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

Friday, July 7th @
1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

Child Care
Delivery Driver

volunteer application

 

Deliver books once a month to homebound patrons in personal vehicle.
Qualifications: Valid driver’s license; read and write English; work independently; people communication skills; can lift up to 30 pounds; can stretch and bend. Lifting and carrying bags filled with books is required. Age 18 and older.

Number of volunteers needed: multiple

If you have questions about this position contact Lori Berezovsky, Community Engagement Coordinator, 785-825-4624, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Third Thursday
of each month
for 2 hours
in the afternoon.

Media Shelver

volunteer application

Shelve returned materials in our media collection for 1 hour per day 1 time a week.  
Qualifications: Know the alphabet; understand how to shelve within the Dewey Decimal system; ability to stand for the hour; ability to push a cart weighing 30 pounds; bend and stretch. Age 14 and older.

Number of volunteers needed: multiple 

If you have questions about this position contact Dianna Waite, Head of Circulation, 785-825-4624,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Any day of the week for 1 hour 
     

Iron On Transfers Computer Help 
for Youth

volunteer application

 

Assist a licensed teacher working with youth ages 6-8 on the computer as they create an iron on transfer. Each class is 1.5 hours.  (Select any dates that work for your schedule.)

Qualifications: Technology skills - internet, mouse.  Age 14 and older.

Number of volunteers needed:  1 per class.

If you have questions about this position contact Melanie Hedgespeth, Technology Manager, 785-825-4624, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thursday, June 15th @ 1 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 24th @ 2:30 p.m.

If you are interested in the position, submit a volunteer form online or print the form and bring it to the library.

For more information on volunteer opportunities at the library, call Lori at 785-825-4624, ext. 249, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..    Background checks will be performed for certain types of volunteer jobs.

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Testimonials

"My favorite story of the library is the first time I came here. We had just moved to town and I was feeling a bit out-of-sorts. As soon as I walked in, I felt like I was home!"
-Jolene H.