Why volunteer?

Volunteering is vital to the health of your library and your community. Your support enhances the delivery of much needed library services for youth and adults. 

Who can volunteer?

Anyone who has an interest in libraries and books, a concern for their community, or a passion for helping others can be a volunteer. There is no age requirement, as long as you can accomplish the assigned activities. We welcome volunteers with a variety of different skills, interests and abilities.

What can a volunteer do?

Since our volunteers come from different backgrounds and have different skills and experiences, there are a variety of volunteer opportunities. Volunteers may help clean and sort library materials and displays, assist with children’s StoryTimes or art activities, and/or help raise money for and awareness of library services as a member the Wellington Library Friends group. Volunteer tasks may vary throughout the year.  Current opportunities are listed below.

Circulation

Shelve books, straighten shelves, check shelves for accuracy

Children’s Programs

Assist with StoryTimes, Summer

Reading Programs, classes, etc.

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Clerical

Copying, scanning, filing, help prepare crafts for library programs

Book Processing

Covering/processing new items

Teaching

Teach a class or program

Wellington Library Friends

Organize books in the Used Book Store, help with book sales

How do I get involved?

Interested in volunteering at one of our libraries? For more information, contact your the library at 970.568.3040 or email library@wellingtoncolorado.gov. You can pick up a volunteer application at any of our locations or you can download an application.  There is no age requirement, as long as you can accomplish the assigned activities. We welcome volunteers with a variety of different skills, interests and abilities.