Volunteer at the Library! Connect with your community and support your public library. We have opportunities for you to get involved in all library departments. Volunteers must be a minimum of 14 years old.

What do I need to be a volunteer?

  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn!
  • Desire to help your public library and community.
  • Commitment to a regular schedule.
  • Good work habits and appropriate skills for the tasks assigned.
  • Compliance with library rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Interview with Volunteer Coordinator to determine compatibility.

Our current volunteer opportunities:

Summer Reading Chat Table 

  • Register children for the Summer Challenge, chat with them about books they are reading and their completed learning activities; offer book suggestions and encourage reading all summer!
  • Shifts available: Mondays, Thursdays, & Saturdays 10am-1pm & 4-6pm 
    Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10am-1pm & 4-7pm 
    Sundays noon-3pm
  • Contact Kate Belluche, Youth Services Summer Volunteer Coordinator, 802.865.7216.

Materials Shelver/Organizer

  • Shelve/Organize library materials.

Materials Repair and Maintenance

  • Repairing books, audio/video materials, inventorying collection.

Preparing Materials for Circulation

  • Checking in materials, emptying book drops, sorting, labeling.

Programming Assistant

  • Greeting, facilitating, program setup, and marketing.

Outreach Assistant

  • Preparing library materials and assisting in deliveries to outreach sites.

Custodial Assistant

  • Interior: Light cleaning of shelves, tables, and displays.
  • Exterior: Grounds work / Gardening.

Other Projects

  • Small ad hoc projects based on current library needs

Volunteer Now

Applications may be subject to background check.

At this time, the library does not participate in court-ordered community service.

Volunteer away your fines:

We host work projects twice per year where you can work off your fines at the library. This does not include replacement costs for lost/damaged items. Interested? Contact us or ask at the front desk for more information or to sign up.

Volunteer or help with fundraising with the Friends of Fletcher Free Library

We are a finalist to win $25,000 in children's books and a free reading room renovation! Vote for Burlington at soarwithreading.com . You can vote more than once. Voting ends 8/31/18