Summer Reading Program Volunteers

Summer Reading Program runs from June 1 to August 15, 2019


Sign-up begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 4.


New volunteers, please create an account.

Returning volunteers, please use your login information from last year.

Requirements

  • Be entering 6th - 12th grade in Fall 2019.
  • Notify the library in advance of a missed shift.

Summer Volunteer Activities

STARS & TEEN SRP

June 3 - Aug. 10

2 hour shifts

  • Explain the program and help participants sign up
  • Distribute reading logs and prizes
  • Assist library staff as needed
  • Must commit to at least 7 shifts of service

Requirement:

STEM2Gether

June 7 - July 11

1.5 hour shifts

  • Help kids entering kindergarten through 4th grade with STEM activities
  • Must commit to at least 3 shifts of service

READ2Gether - 95th Street Library

June 10 - July 19

1.5 hour shifts

  • Read with an elementary school student(s) to help develop reading skills
  • Help choose books, take turns reading aloud
  • Assist library staff as needed
  • Must commit to at least 5 shifts of service

A-B-C-Read2Me & READ2Gether - Nichols Library

June 10 - July 19

  • Help kids develop reading skills in back-to-back programs.
  • Read to young children at A-B-C Read2Me then, read with elementary school students at READ2Gether.
  • Help choose books, take turns reading aloud.
  • Must commit to at least 5 shifts of service.

Orientation Information

No orientation for READ2Gether & STEM2Gether

Nichols Library
Community Room

STARS:
Wednesday, June 5    6 - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 11    4 - 4:30 p.m.

TEEN SRP:
Wednesday, June 5    6:30 - 7 p.m.
Tuesday, June 11    4:30 - 5 p.m.

Naper Blvd. Library
Program Room

STARS:
Tuesday, May 28    6 - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 5    3 - 3:30 p.m.

TEEN SRP:
Tuesday, May 28    6:30 - 7 p.m.
Wednesday, June 5    3:30 - 4 p.m.

95th St. Library

STARS:
Children's Program Room
Tuesday, May 28    4 - 4:30 p.m.
Meeting Room A
Thursday, June 13   

TEEN SRP:
Meeting Room B
Friday, May 31    4 - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 15    1 - 1:30 p.m.

Backup List

When you SIGN UP, add yourself to the backup list if you would like more service hours throughout the summer. Each activity at each building has a separate backup list. Staff uses these lists to fill empty shifts.

Absences

We count on you to be at your scheduled time each week. If you will be absent, please login and remove yourself from the shift as soon as possible. If you need to cancel with less than one week's notice, please email the library.