We are always looking for volunteers for various projects at the library. Please feel free to check out our volunteer policy and complete a volunteer application and turn it in at the Check-Out desk. We will contact you regarding volunteer opportunities.

We also have a few specific opportunities that might interest you — below are some job descriptions. If you see something you like, be sure to mention it our your application.

Craft Prep Crew You don’t need to be “crafty” to help Effingham Public Library make craft activities for kids! Volunteers are needed to help assemble craft projects  for K-8 students and families.

Book Box Prep Do you enjoy wrapping gifts? We have just the volunteer project for you! Help us share donated books with Effingham area readers.

Book Box and Outreach Delivery Like to be out and about? Tell us more! We have multiple opportunities for volunteers to help us drop off items throughout Effingham!

Welcome to the Library Help us stock our “Welcome to the Library” bags

Guest Reader Love to read to children? Share your enthusiasm for literacy with young readers and listeners as one of our Guest Readers for Story Time!

Teen Volunteers

Teens Volunteering at the Effingham Public Library

Do You … Get bored over the summer? Want experience with kids? Need service hours?

I Do! Tell Me More Become a teen volunteer at the library! Volunteer assignments are created around your availability and interest. Volunteers must be 12-18 years old and complete a training session at the library. Registration required.

Interested in volunteering during the school year? Start here.