Our Teen Volunteer Program at CPL matches youth (ages 12 - 17) with a variety of engaging, age-appropriate volunteer opportunities throughout the year and at various branches. Students must attend a volunteer orientation at the Albion Bolton Branch in order to volunteer at CPL. All participants must have a parent/guardian present for the first 30 minutes of orientation.
Saturday, April 14 | 10:30 - 11:30 am | register here
Monday, May 19 | 10:30 - 11:30 am | register here
Saturday, June 9 | 10:30 - 11:30 am | register here
Reading Buddies is a read together program involving youth volunteers and children from the community who spend time each week reading together. Volunteers must commit to 8 weeks. For more information about becoming a Reading Buddy, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
TAG: Teen Advisory Group
Are you between the ages of 13 and 17? Do you want to earn community hours, build relationship skills and meet new teens in your community? Be sure to join CPL's TAG (Teen Advisory Group) where you can suggest/implement additions or changes to our teen collections as well as recommend teen programs and events! Please contact Natalie at email@example.com for more information.
Wednesdays: February 21; March 21; April 18; May 16 | AB Branch
4:30 - 5:30 pm
Tech Savvy Teens: Tinker Stations
Tech Savvy Teens will be back in April with a difference! They will now be available to demonstrate a variety of hands-on tech and maker-focussed activities at our Tinker Station sessions. Of course, they will still be able to help you with all your basic tech needs, from downloading eBooks to your eReader, to setting up an email account, to printing double-sided and more. No appointment necesary. Contact our YS Department at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are a teen interested in volunteering with our YS team.
Tuesdays: April 3, 10, 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15, 22 | 6 - 8 pm
Thursdays: April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24 | 6 - 8 pm
Saturdays: April 7, 14, 21, 28; May 5, 12, 19, 26 | 10 - 12 noon AND 2 - 4 pm
Casual Volunteer Assist
From time to time, CPL requires youth volunteers to assist with a variety of Youth Services programs and events, particularly during March Break, Summer and October. Those interested are invited to contact email@example.com