Volunteer @ Your Library

Are you interested in volunteering at the library? Great! Just fill out and submit the form below. The Youth Services Librarian will be in touch with you soon.

Wondering what you can do, besides have fun and earn Community Service hours? Check out 100 Things Youth Services Volunteers Can Do At the Longview Public Library. For more detailed information about specific volunteer activities, see the descriptions at the bottom of this page.

As part of your orientation and training you will be asked to earn a certificate at this website. Feel free to practice or take a tutorial before you come in!

Youth Services Volunteer Application

Please provide the following information. Use the comment box to describe special circumstances, interests, or to ask a question. Items marked with an asterisk (*) are required information. Please double-check your e-mail and phone number to make sure they are correct. Thank you for your interest in volunteering at LPL!

Your Name *
Your Age *
Phone Number *
What day(s) work best for you to volunteer?
(Check all that apply)
What time of day could you volunteer?
(Check all that apply)
What kind of activities would you like to do as a Youth Services Volunteer?
(Check all that apply)
Working with books
Helping with crafts
Working with computers
Working with kids
Helping with programs
Summer Reading Registration
Other (Type ideas in the comment box below)
Questions or Comments?

Volunteer Job Descriptions

Descriptions are linked as Word documents which can be downloaded and printed out.

Adopt-a-ShelfPublicity Person
Book Cover DesignShelf Hangers
Computer BuddiesStaff Room Snacks
Craft AssemblyStory Time Name Tags
Friends AideWeb Knights
Program Aide  

Want to change the world or "Be the Change" outside the library?

Check these out:

Funding Sources for teen projects.

Rock the Vote encourages youth to register and make a difference through informed voting.

Do Something "provides the tools and resources for you to convert your ideas and energy into positive action. Be part of a generation of doers." Find a cause, educate yourself about it, and then do something to change your world.

The following local organizations are also looking for young volunteers:

Cowlitz County Historical Museum

Cowlitz Humane Society

Gifford Pinchot National Forest (including Mt. St. Helens)

PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center