Huntington Beach Central Library
Huntington Beach Central Library
7111 Talbert Ave
Huntington Beach Ca 92628
Quarterly Volunteer Opportunities
Teen volunteer assignments are given out each quarter. Quarters run from October – December, January – March, April – June and July – September.
All interested teens between the ages of 13 – 17 years old will need to register online for each quarter at hbpl.org, Calendar of Events, Teen Volunteer Schedule. They must submit a new application each quarter and attend that quarterly workshop. Applications are available online one month before the workshop and must be turned in to the Children’s Desk by the application deadline. Late applications will not be accepted. Teens who do not attend the workshop will not be able to volunteer that quarter. Even if teens have previously volunteered at the library, quarterly workshop attendance is still required. A link with the volunteer time slots will be emailed out each quarter to the teens who attended that workshop. (Please note that we do not accept Court Ordered Service Volunteers.)
Quarterly Workshops for the 2018-2019 school year are as follows:
Fall Quarter - October 3 at 4:00 PM; October 4 at 7:00 PM
Winter Quarter - January 2 at 4:00 PM; January 3 at 7:00 PM
Spring Quarter - April 3 at 4:00 PM; April 4 at 7:00 PM
Summer Quarter - June 5 at 4:00 PM; June 6 at 7:00 PM
Quarterly volunteering includes:
Children’s Program Assistance/Prep
Craft Storytime Helper
Lego Club Helper
Teen Advisory Board Member
Summer Reading Program Volunteers
Teens who are interested in being a Summer Reading Program volunteer will need to attend a special workshop in June. This training is different from the Quarterly Workshop and is mandatory. Summer Reading Volunteers work at our Reading Program Tables registering people in the reading program, logging reading numbers online, and handing out reading rewards. Register @ hbpl.org, Calendar of Events, Teen Volunteer Schedule starting May 1 for Reading Table time slots.
Homework Club Helper
Teens who would like to be a Homework Club Helper need to be a junior or senior in High School and have a B+ or higher grade average. Homework Club meets Monday – Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00 during the school year only and does not meet during school breaks.
Interested teens can contact Melissa Ronning at firstname.lastname@example.org
(Thursday at 3:30pm and Saturday at 2:00pm)
Help children with their craft projects, read aloud to those who finish early and help clean up after storytime. Craft storytime helpers will need to fill out a quarterly volunteer application and submit it prior to the specified deadline listed on the application. They will also need to attend the volunteer training.
For applications, contact: Barbara Richardson
Time Slots become available starting May 1 every year. Help people register for our reading programs at our Prize Table and other summer activities. Prize table slots are 2 hours long. Reading program starts near the end of June and is usually six weeks long. There will be Prize Table training workshops in June. You will be emailed information about your duties in the beginning of June after you have registered. Volunteer must attend a training workshop before volunteering as a Summer Reading Volunteer. Workshops are held quarterly in the Tabby Theater. Applications for each quarter are available one month prior to the workshop and must be submitted by the deadline specified on the application.
Click here to fill out what slots you want to work during the summer: Prize Table, Branch Reading Program Helpers, Friday Films, Carnival, Final Concert, Special Programs.
Contact: Barbara Richardson or Melissa Ronning