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Volunteers Needed

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Interested in being a volunteer? Greensboro Public Library needs your help! Contact the branch of your choice below for more information.

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- Central: call 336-373-2046
- Vance Chavis: call 336-373-5838
- Glenwood: call 336-297-5000
- Kathleen Clay Edwards: call 336-373-2923 
- Benjamin: call 336-373-7540
- McGirt-Horton: call 336-373-5810
- Glenn McNairy: call 336-373-2015
- Hemphill: call 336-373-2925

Available volunteer opportunities include: 

Shelving Assistant

Strengths: Attention to detail and patience.

Duties: Shelving books, straightening shelves and cleaning books.

Summer Reading Assistant

Strengths: Flexibility, reliability and willingness to try new things.

Duties: Help with a variety of programs and classes, register summer readers, and distribute prizes during summer months. 

Children's Program Assistant

Strengths: Flexibility, reliability, and enthusiasm for working with children.

Duties: Assist the youth librarian with craft preparation, hands-on activities with children, program set-up and clean-up, and other program-related duties.  

Library Services Assistant

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Strengths: Flexibility, reliability, attention to detail, and willingness to try new things. 

Duties: A variety of duties based on needs of the specific branch, as well as current service opportunities.


Volunteers are recognized by the public as representatives of the Library and should follow the
 same work and behavior codes (including dress code) as employees. For additional volunteer guidlines, please see our Volunteer Handbook.

Volunteers must complete a volunteer application form and are expected to perform their duties on a regularly scheduled and timely basis. Individual volunteers must be at least 15 years old and those under 18 must have written permission from a parent or guardian to volunteer for the library. 

Please view our Volunteer Policy for more information.