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Share a few hours a month volunteering at the Niles Public Library. See what goes on behind the scenes, get to know the Library staff, and give back to the community. Attend a Teen Volunteer Information Session, pick something that you like to do and get started.

Teen Volunteer Information Session

The next Teen Volunteer Information Session will be held on Saturday, April 25, 11am-12pm.

Email Teen Librarians Donna Block or Mary Miller with questions.

Volunteer Interest Form

If you're interested in volunteering, please register for one of the Teen Information Sessions above. Before attending the Volunteer Information Session, click here to fill out the Volunteer Interest Form.

After completion of the form, click on "Return to Volunteer" at the bottom to get back to the Library website.

Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Teen Advisory Board

For more information about the TAB group, click here!

Homework Help

Are you between ages 14 and 18? Like working with kids? Enjoy the challenge of helping kids K-5 with homework?

Need community service hours? Register for one of the Homework Help Orientations here.

For more information, email Donna Block, Teen Librarian here.

Book Buddies

Do you like to read? Do you like working with children? Do you have some free time? You can be a Book Buddy!

Buddies, in grades 8 and up, read to and listen to children read once a week for an hour. We'll provide all materials and training.

For more information, call 847-663-6622 or email Clara Sheffer here.

Plan ahead-next summer try Project Playbill: Summer Theatre Program

Grades 7-Recent graduates

Help write, produce and perform an original play for all ages. Earn volunteer hours while having fun and expressing yourself, whether on or off stage. Be ready to share your ideas and roll up your sleeves.

For more information, email Donna Block, Teen Librarian here.

Plan ahead-next summer be a KidSpace Summer Reading Club Volunteer

Our KidSpace Summer Reading Club (SRC) Volunteer program offers a great opportunity for kids in grades 7 and up to have fun, help littler kids, earn service hours, and get good experience. Additional details, specific program registration and orientation meetings will be listed here and in the Library's Spring Chapter One Newsletter.

For Active Volunteers

Active Teen Volunteers may sign into VicNet here!