Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation's compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain love for one another.
~ Erma Bombeck
In 2013, our library volunteers provided almost 30,000 hours of service. Volunteers help in many ways including:
Placing requested items on shelves
Pulling requested items to fulfill patron requests
Mending worn library materials
Assembling Summer Reading Program materials and prizes
Assisting at craft and reading programs
Assisting with computer classes
Mending Library puppets and toys
Cleaning up around library grounds
Volunteers play a vital role in support of the Library's mission and goals. We appreciate their energy, enthusiasm, and willingness to help out -- we appreciate everything they do!
Volunteer Job Descriptions ~ Application Form
Openings for positions might not be currently available. As openings occur, we'll contact you.
|Library Circulation Assistant||Library Grounds Gardener|
|Special Events Volunteer||Materials Mender|
|Conversation Circles Facilitator|
If the library volunteer opportunities don't work with your schedule, here are other opportunities in Ramsey County.
Questions about volunteering at Ramsey County Library? Please call Heidi Holland, Volunteer Services Librarian: 651-724-6023.
Friends Volunteer Opportunities
The Friends of the Ramsey County Libraries is a group of volunteers who work hard on behalf of the library. Since 1979, hundreds of Friends members, volunteers, and donors have provided more than $1 million in funding, materials, and enhancements to Ramsey County Library.
We welcome your volunteer efforts! Friends volunteers work hard on behalf of the library raising funds, providing materials and enhancing library programs. You can help! Call the Friends office at 651-486-2213 to learn more about ways to support your library through these volunteer opportunities:
- 5K volunteer
- Board of Directors
- Bookstore volunteer
- Booker mascot
- Computer class assistant
- Mailings Volunteer
- Reading Friends Volunteer
- Semi-annual Book Sale Volunteer
- Tour guide