Whether you need to fulfill service hours, want to get involved in your community, or just enjoy being among the books, check out the opportunities listed below! Volunteer applicants for postings on this page should be between ages 12 and 18 years old, unless otherwise approved by a librarian.
Our teen volunteers assist in the organization and maintenance of the Youth Library to support a welcoming environment for our visitors. They also help prepare and run special programs that we provide seasonally. By participating in volunteer activities, you will gain experience and skills that look great on college and job applications.
We can schedule volunteers according to their availability. Aside from special events, many of the tasks that may be assigned can be done any day of the week, at a time that is convenient for you while the library is open. If you must miss your designated time, we ask that you contact us at least 24 hours in advance if possible.
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Teen Advisory Board
EPL's Teen Advisory Board can help you get even more involved!Learn More
Submit a Book Review
Volunteer in a different way by writing a review of a book you have read. Your comments could be featured on our blog or in the Teen Section! Also an opportunity to earn community service hours.Learn More
2020 Historian Project
Chronicle the changes you observe as your community, the country, and the world respond to COVID-19. This is a partnership between Edwardsville Public Library, the Madison County Historical Society, and Hayner Public Library.Learn More