How to Volunteer

Please contact us to inquire about volunteer opportunities. 

After contacting the appropriate person, they may ask you to fill out an application. 
Click here for the General Application Form

Thank you for your interest in helping the Library.

Volunteering in the Reference Department

This department is fully staffed.

Volunteering with Technical Services

This Department is fully staffed.

Volunteering in the Children’s Department
Position Summary/Description
This position assists in preparing for storytimes and crafts; shelving books and other items; keeping the Library in good order; and other tasks as assigned.

Special Requests:
 Volunteers interested in helping for one-time events like our New Year’s Eve party. 
 Teen volunteers interested in helping in the evenings from 5:00 - 8:00 pm.
 Volunteers interested in shelving during the day.

Age Range:
14-18 years old.

For more information, please call 947-8336 x110 or email Christine Erickson at cerickson@bpl.lib.me.us 

Volunteering in Local History and Special Collections Department
Position Summary/Description
The volunteer opportunities in local history are varied with respect to tasks, and skills required to perform them. Most require a degree of training by our staff and usually a long term commitment. An example is collections processing. 

Special Requests
Interested parties should contact Betsy Paradis to discuss opportunities. 

For information about volunteering in the Local History/Special Collections Department, please contact, Betsy Paradis at 947-8336 ext. 106 or email at bparadis@bpl.lib.me.us

Volunteering in the Adult Department

This Department is fully staffed. Thank you!