VolunteersTeens entering grades 9-12 are invited to volunteer at the library in the Studio Volunteer Corps. We provide a variety of services for the library including pulling carts of books, making buttons for library events, preparing crafts for the Youth Department, and making the library a great place to be.

Please bring an ID, School IDs, Drivers License, or Library Card.

Instructions

  1. Apply
  2. Register for each volunteer session you wish to attend.
  3. Arrive at Studio 270 with your high school ID or library card on time. Volunteers more than 15 minutes late may have their spot filled from the waiting list.

Apply

Applications are available in Studio 270 and at the Information Desk or Apply Online. You only need to apply once throughout your high school career.

Schedule

Please register for each volunteer event you wish to attend by clicking the calendar links below.

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Questions

If you have any questions about volunteering or can not make the scheduled times please contact Nick Stackowiak at 847-695-7577 or nstackowiak@gailborden.info.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Squad
Drop in and help out the library with cleaning, book displays, and other projects.

Teen Advisory Board
Make have a voice and make a difference in the Library.

The Reviewers
Do you have an opinion? Then help us write and edit book, movie, and game reviews for our website.

Cards for Humanity
Make unique greeting cards for those in our community who need it most.

Creative Crew 
Help us create wonderful and unusual works of art for Studio 270. This will be an ongoing group so regular attendance is encouraged!

Knitting for a Cause
Help us knit hats and scarves for those in need.

More Ways to Volunteer
The United Way Teen Volunteer Guide can direct you to volunteer opportunities through out Elgin.

The Gail Borden Public Library District does not accept Court Ordered Community Service volunteers at this time.