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Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Teen Volunteer opportunities are for grades 6-12, unless otherwise stated.

For questions or more information, email Dylan the Teen Librarian at dgrube@deerfieldlibrary.org.

Are you in grades 6-12? Do you want your voice to be heard at your library? Join the Library’s  Teen Advisory Board (TAB)! Earn volunteer hours and help come up with ideas for the Teen Space! No application is required.

Meetings are held every second Wednesday of the month throughout the school year, from 6-7 p.m., and we will be serving pizza! Please check our calendar for current dates. Join the Teen Librarians at 6 p.m. in the library to eat pizza and talk about programming, website ideas, and more!

As a TAB member you:

  • Talk about books, audiobooks, magazines, video games, movies, and music with other members
  • Come up with programming ideas for teens at the Library
  • Help create content for the Library’s Teen website and blog
  • Help out with Teen programs at the library
  • Give your input and ideas for the new Teen Space
  • Brainstorm ideas for advertising Teen Services at the library

Strive to Volunteer is a program allowing teens entering grades 7-12 to help out with programs and the Summer reading program. Applications are available from April 1st to May 10 here or printed out in the library. Please contact Dylan (dgrube@deerfieldlibrary.org) with any questions regarding the Strive to Volunteer program.

Strive to Volunteer Application

Book Buddies is a program that pairs up Big Buddies (teens entering grades 7-12) up with Little Buddies (kids entering grades 1-3) to work on reading skills and confidence. Please contact Ms. Kary (khenry@deerfieldlibrary.org) with any questions regarding the Book Buddies program.

Book Buddies Application

Note: Teens are welcome to apply and participate in both Strive to Volunteer and Book Buddies if they want to.

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