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Technology Instructor

We are looking for capable, qualified people to teach computer classes on Microsoft Office, surfing the web, and iPhone/iPad basics.

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.

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.

Film Discussion Leader

If you have a favorite film genre that you are passionate about consider running a movie discussion program.

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.

Homebound Delivery Driver

Deliver library materials to homebound Harrison residents.

Publicity Contributor

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.

Performer

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.

Internships

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!

Opportunities for Teens

Interviewer

Interview someone for the Harrison Public Library Oral History Project.

Arts & Crafts Program Developer

Design an Arts & Crafts Activity for Children and host it.

Video Game Supervisor

Set up and Supervise video game sessions at the library.

Book Reviewer

Submit a book review to be featured on our website.

Bookmark Desginer

Design a series of bookmarks to promote new books, popular teen series, library services, etc.

Book Trailer Creator

Create and upload book trailers to YouTube.

Museum Reviewer

Use a Library Museum Pass and submit a promotional piece about the museum to appear on the Library website.

Library Resources Instructor

Create and upload instructional videos about digital library resources.

Children's Room Assistant

Assist with Activities in Children's Discovery Center.

Bilingual Homework Helper

Join Homework Helpers at the West Harrison Branch.

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Why volunteer?

The newly renovated Halperin Building gives us the ability to do things we could only dream about before.

Libraries are not just about books.

HPL Event Attendance Before The Renovation Project

Discover how rewarding it can be to help others pursue the things that you are passionate about.

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Adult Volunteer Form

HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO HELP?

Volunteer applicants 18 years and older may be subject to a background check.

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