We are looking for capable, qualified people to teach computer classes on Microsoft Office, surfing the web, and iPhone/iPad basics.
The Computer Tutor program puts senior citizens and teens together, in pairs, as their schedules allow, and the lessons are tailored to the individual learner. The pairs may meet once, or they may meet ten times or more, depending on the needs of each person. Requirements: you must be in Grades 10 to 12, have strong technology skills, exhibit good communication skills—and be reliable. Prerequisite: Attend a training session.
TED Talk Facilitator
The library screens TED Talks that will be paired with a facilitator who can engage and lead an audience in conversations related to the subject of the talks.
Using online research tools, assist people one-on-one with uncovering their family roots. Requirements: you must be in Grades 10 to 12, have strong technology skills, exhibit good communication skills—and be reliable. Prerequisite: Attend a training session.
Hobby Workshop Facilitator
Do you have a hobby that you would like to share? Come teach a small workshop on knitting, woodworking, sewing, scrapbooking, mahjong, bridge, pottery, or whatever you are most passionate about.
Beginning readers work one-on-one with a trained, supportive older reader. Once a week, a Big Buddy and a Little Buddy read together in a quiet and comfortable place for 30-minute segments. Encourage children to read and make reading fun! Requirements: Must be in Grades 7 to Grade 12, have strong communication skills, and be reliable. Prerequisite: Attend a training session.
Film Discussion Leader
If you have a favorite film genre that you are passionate about consider running a movie discussion program.
Pajama Party for Preschoolers Host
Design and deliver monthly programs with the Young Adult Librarian that include stories, songs, puppet shows, and more. Requirements: Must be in Grades 9 to Grade 12, be good with children, and be reliable. Prerequisite: Attend pre-pajama party meetings.
Book Discussion Leader
If you love a particular genre of book, be it mystery, current events, politics, or biographies, consider running a book discussion series.
Help kids in grades 1-5 with their homework and help them gain confidence in their academic skills. Requirements: Must be in grades 9-12, have strong academic skills, and be reliable.
Homebound Delivery Driver
Deliver library materials to homebound Harrison residents.
Video Game Supervisor
Moderate and oversee kids playing video games. Requirements: Must be in grades 9-12, have strong video game skills, and be reliable.
Are you a marketing genius? Can you help write press releases, make fliers and invent new ways to get the word out about everything that is happening at the Harrison Public Library.
English Conversation Partner
Have simple conversations to help beginning learners build basic English skills. Create a fun environment where ESL teens can become more comfortable speaking English. Requirements: Must be in Grades 7-12, have excellent communication skills – and be reliable. Prerequisite: Attend a training session.
Do you dance, play music? We invite you to share and practice your talents in front of a live audience. This is a great chance to get feedback from the public and rehearse your craft.
We can work with you to develop an internship based on your interest, major, or experience-gap. Internships can vary from digital libraries/exhibits, collection development, graphic design, communications, public administration, public health, economics, small business, non-profits, and so much more!
HPL Event Attendance Before The Renovation Project