Opportunities for Kids & Teens

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Youth In-Person Volunteers (Grades 6-12)

All volunteer applications for summer have closed. Please check back in August for information regarding fall 2023 volunteer opportunities.

If you’re friendly, patient, and enthusiastic about working with children, sign up to become a volunteer at the Glenview Public Library! Youth In-Person Volunteers MUST be in Grades 6-12 and a Glenview Village resident or attend a school served by the Glenview Public Library to apply. More Information.

Summer Volunteers: June 1 - July 31
School Year Volunteers: September 1 - April 15

Opportunities for Adults

Adult Summer Volunteer Working with Youth

Adults aged 18 or over who would like to volunteer with youth at the Glenview Public Library this summer, please complete this application, opens a new window. Upon receipt of your application a telephone interview will be conducted along with a background check. Volunteers will need to attend one training session.

Summer Program Support

Assist library staff with summer programs outdoors or inside the library on various days and times. Act as crowd control and help staff with some last-minute tasks. Assist library staff with set-up, clean-up, usher participants, and provide needed support during programs. To apply, fill out the Adult Volunteer Application, opens a new window and choose Seasonal Projects.

Next Chapter Book Club Volunteer

Next Chapter Book Club is an opportunity for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to read and learn, make friends, and have fun together in a public setting. Trained volunteers facilitate each club meeting. Meetings are held bi-weekly on Wednesday mornings in the Library’s Teen Scene. More information.

Genealogy & Local History Room Volunteer

Are you a genealogy enthusiast who enjoys helping others with genealogy research? Sign up to volunteer in the Library's Genealogy and Local History Room! View the volunteer application form.

Tech Help Volunteer

Troubleshoot, problem solve, and help others with computers and mobile devices. Join our Tech Help Drop-In at the Library, 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month from 1-3 PM in the lobby. Volunteers will be paired with a staff member.

Youth Services Collection Volunteer

Remove damages or outdated books in the Youth Services Department.

Little Free Library Volunteer

Restock the Little Free Library in Jackman Park once a week.

Library Mascot Volunteer

Wear the Library's mascot costume, Lehigh the Fox, at various Library or community events throughout the year.

Adult Volunteer Application Form, opens a new window

Community Service Application Form, opens a new window

Adult Summer Volunteer Working with Youth Application Form, opens a new window

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