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Contact

                  785-825-4624
                  301 W. Elm - Salina, KS - 67401 

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Library Hours

                 Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
                 Friday & Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
                 Sunday 1 - 6 p.m. 

Volunteer @ the Library

Current Volunteer Needs

 

 Volunteer Position  Description                                              Date Needed

Child Care Delivery
Book Selector

volunteer application

 

Select children's books for childcare providers.
Qualifications: Familiarity with children's books appropriate for infants through age 12; can lift up to 30 pounds;
can stretch and bend. Lifting and carrying bags filled with books is required. Age 18 and older.

Number of volunteers needed:  multiple

If you have questions about this position contact Lori Berezovsky, Community Engagement Coordinator, 
785-825- 4624, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

anytime during the
week, once a month

Lobby Stop
Book Selector

volunteer application

 

Select books suitable for seniors at independent living communities.
Qualifications: Must have familiarity with all fiction genres; read and write English; work independently;
people communication skills; can lift up to 30 pounds; can stretch and bend. Lifting and carrying bags filled with
books is required. Age 18 and older.

Number of volunteers needed:  multiple

If you have questions about this position contact Lori Berezovsky, Community Engagement Coordinator,
785-825- 4624, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

anytime, once a month

Technology Center Help Desk Assistant

volunteer application

 

Assist patrons in the technology center with computers, printing, making reservations, communicating and working with patrons and gaming systems.  
Qualifications: Technology skills - internet, email, word processing, spreadsheets.  Age 14 and older.

Number of volunteers needed:  1 per shift (shifts are flexible and can be done weekly or monthly)

If you have questions about this position contact Melanie Hedgespeth, Technology Manager, 785-825-4624, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,
Friday or Saturday

1-2 p.m.

Gaming Volunteers

volunteer application

We are looking for knowledgeable gamers to help run tournaments in the Gaming Room or computer lab (League of Legends/Minecraft).
Qualifications: Familiarity with a variety of gaming consoles (PS4/3, xBox) and games.

Number of volunteers needed:  multiple (shifts are flexible and can be done weekly or monthly)

If you have questions about this position contact Melanie Hedgespeth, Technology Manager, 785-825-4624, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Varies depending upon gaming tournaments.

Schedule is flexible.

Homebound Delivery Driver

volunteer application

 

Deliver books once a month to homebound patrons in personal vehicle.
Qualifications: Valid driver’s license; read and write English; work independently; people communication skills; can lift up to 30 pounds; can stretch and bend. Lifting and carrying bags filled with books is required. Age 18 and older.

Number of volunteers needed: multiple

If you have questions about this position contact Lori Berezovsky, Community Engagement Coordinator, 785-825-4624, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Third Tuesday
of each month
for 2 hours
in the morning. 

Child Care
Delivery Driver

volunteer application

 

Deliver books once a month to homebound patrons in personal vehicle.
Qualifications: Valid driver’s license; read and write English; work independently; people communication skills; can lift up to 30 pounds; can stretch and bend. Lifting and carrying bags filled with books is required. Age 18 and older.

Number of volunteers needed: multiple

If you have questions about this position contact Lori Berezovsky, Community Engagement Coordinator, 785-825-4624, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Third Thursday
of each month
for 2 hours
in the afternoon.

Media Shelver

volunteer application

Shelve returned materials in our media collection for 1 hour per day 1 time a week.  
Qualifications: Know the alphabet; understand how to shelve within the Dewey Decimal system; ability to stand for the hour; ability to push a cart weighing 30 pounds; bend and stretch. Age 14 and older.

Number of volunteers needed: multiple 

If you have questions about this position contact Dianna Waite, Head of Circulation, 785-825-4624,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Any day of the week for 1 hour 
     

If you are interested in the position, submit a volunteer form online or print the form and bring it to the library.

For more information on volunteer opportunities at the library, call Lori at 785-825-4624, ext. 249, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..    Background checks will be performed for certain types of volunteer jobs.

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Testimonials

"My favorite story of the library is the first time I came here. We had just moved to town and I was feeling a bit out-of-sorts. As soon as I walked in, I felt like I was home! I guess libraries do that for you, no matter where you are!"
-Jolene H.