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.

Some of our volunteer opportunities (not all opportunities may be currently available):

Early Learning Outreach Program

  • Visit home childcares to support early enrichment and kindergarten readiness. 

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.

Help the Friends of Fletcher Free Library

  • Marketing, Fundraising, Book Sales & more

Other Projects

  • Small ad hoc projects based on current library needs

Fill out the Volunteer Form or contact Volunteer Coordinator Ashley Bolger (abolger@burlingtonvt.gov) with questions

Applications may be subject to background check.

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

The Library will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day.