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MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Thanks for your interest in volunteering at the Library. We have opportunities for both teens and adults!

The VolunTEEN program is for teens ages 13 through 17 (or until high school graduation) who want to volunteer during the school year or assist with Summer Read during the summer. As a VolunTEEN, you will:
  • Earn volunteer hours while working with staff, children, and families.
  • Use our summer reading software to sign up readers for Summer Read and award prizes.
  • Assist with Library programming.
  • Fulfill optional opportunities available based on the needs of the Library’s location, including, but not limited to, maintaining the cleanliness of the Library’s collection, completing crafts and activities, playing games, and reading with children of all ages.
 
New applicants can create an account here.
 
If you are a current or returning Summer Read VolunTEEN, access your account here.
You may need to contact your VolunTEEN supervisor at the Library location in which you volunteered to reactivate your previous account.
 
Starting May 1, all new and returning teens can register for their required training session here, on the calendar, or at your favorite Library location. Register early, as some locations fill up fast!
 
Summer Read VolunTEEN training dates and locations here.
 
Please contact Mrs. Talena Reynolds at 419.259.5229 for further assistance.
The Adult Volunteer Program runs year-round for adults ages 18 or over. Please note that interviews, background checks, and training are required for all applicants. As a trained adult volunteer, you will:
 
  • Assist with Library programs and events.
  • Complete activities, play games, and read with children of all ages.
  • Fulfill optional opportunities available based on the needs of the Library’s location, including but not limited to straightening shelves, inputting data, and maintaining the cleanliness of the Library’s collection and materials.
 
By creating an account, you permit the Toledo Lucas County Public Library to obtain an AssureHire background check to be completed on your behalf yearly. If you are a new volunteer, create an account here, and please be sure to check your email after submission for confirmation!
 
If you are a current or active volunteer, you can log into the volunteer portal here. You may not need to create a new account if you are an inactive or returning volunteer previously enrolled in Volgistics. Please email talena.reynolds@toledolibrary.org directly to discuss your account.
 
If you are an adult seeking community service hours only or have further questions or concerns about being an adult volunteer, please contact Mrs. Talena Reynolds directly at 419.259.5229. As always, we appreciate your interest!