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Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for service hours or just want to keep busy? 

Teens in grade 7-12 who would like to help out with programs or keep the Teen Underground neat 'n tidy, please fill out this form. Contact Teen Librarian Donna Block at 847-663-6434 or for more information.

If you are in 6th grade or up and would like to help in the KidSpace department with everything from organizing to cleaning books to helping with projects and programs, please fill in the following form. Contact KidSpace Librarian Debbie Graham at 847-663-6619 or email for more information.


Book Buddies Volunteer

Share the joy of books with a child by meeting with a child once a week for an hour for at least 4 weeks over the summer. Teens going into 9th grade or older who love kids and books are welcome to participate. Click here to fill out an application and register for an orientation session to learn more about this exciting program. Contact Clara at if you need more information or can’t attend the orientation.


Creative Studio VolunTeen

Calling all teens 13 and up who are interested in volunteering in the Creative Studio this summer! This is an exciting opportunity for you to explore your creative side by helping with 3D design, vinyl cutting, and laser cutting projects at the Library. Provide hands-on assistance coding websites, troubleshooting iPads, and much more.  Sign up online for one of the following orientation sessions; Fri.. June 2, 5-6pm or Tues., June 6, 6:30-7:30pm in Studio B.


Teen Advisory Board

Want the chance to help shape services for teens at the Niles Library? Come join a friendly group of teens who meet the first Saturday of the month during the school year. Help plan programs and work on special volunteer projects. Pizza after each meeting! If interested, please contact Teen Librarian Mary Miller at


For Active Volunteers

Active Teen Volunteers may sign into VicNet here!

For more information about Teen Volunteering, please contact your Teen Services staff at