Volunteering

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Many people assist the Library as volunteers, and the Library is very grateful for their help. Volunteers perform a number of activities, including helping with shelving, assisting at children's activities or adult programs, offering tours of the library, preparing new materials for the shelves and more. You can find an option that suits your style and the time you have available. To get an idea of our areas of need, see the snapshot of positions below.  Some positions may not be available at a particular time. Library volunteers may be required to pass background checked before receiving an assignment. 

If you would like to volunteer at the Library



1. Review the available position descriptions.
2. Submit an application.

Volunteer Positions Snapshot



Senior Book Club Facilitator - Lead a book club of seniors. Read one book per month and discuss it with a small group of seniors in our community.

Computer Coach -
Share your computer skills with novice computer users.  Work with reference librarians to assist patrons using computers in the 2nd floor Computer Commons.

Library Docent - Serve as the Library’s ambassadors, leading tours, speaking to classes, welcoming visitors and encouraging use of the Library and its services.

Library Holds Aide - Search collections in the main Library for items that have been place on reserve.

Montana Room Aide - Assist the Library with various ongoing local history indexing, preservation and digitization projects.

Program and Event Support - Assist Library staff with hosting and set up for community programs. The schedule is flexible and program participants may be children, teens, adults or families.

Shelving Assistant -  Sort, arrange, and shelve all formats of materials in all areas of the Library.

Story Tower Monitor - Help make families feel at home, promote books to children and ensure the safe and appropriate behavior of children and adults in the Story Tower.

Student Volunteer in Children's Services - Assist the Children's Services Staff with a variety of clerical tasks and program preparation year-round.

Technical Services Aide - Help prepare new library materials for the shelves, work with existing materials in need of minor repairs, wrap book jackets in mylar covers, place identifiers in library materials in all formats.

Teen TECH Lab Volunteers - The Teen TECH Lab needs volunteers for the summer. We are looking for 16-18 year old teenagers to help lead and mentor younger teens in the lab during open hours. Volunteers need to be interested in technology, willing to teach and learn alongside other teens, and be in the lab for a minimum of 3 hours per week.

Children’s Services Summer Volunteer - Children’s Services is looking for volunteers this summer. We are looking for 13-18 year-olds to assist us. If you love kids, crafts and books this is the place for you.

Volunteer Application - Submit an application.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Library!