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Teen Volunteers


Teen Volunteers earn community service hours and gain job experience by assisting library staff and helping to make the library a better place.

Teens ages of 13-17 as of Sept. 1 of the current school year can volunteer at the library. Volunteers are used year-round, mainly in the children’s room. Positions are limited each semester. Fall openings are filled in August, in December for Spring, and Summer positions are filled in early May.

Informational Brochures and Applications are available in the library and through the library’s website

Community service hours are earned for volunteering at the library.

Print out the Brochure below to learn more about the program.
Teen Volunteer Brochure

To apply to be a Teen Volunteer, use the following form:

Teen Volunteer Application (PDF Version)

Teen Volunteer Application (Microsoft Word Version)

Things Teen Volunteers do include:

  • Prepare storytime and club craft projects and handouts.
  • Straighten and dust shelves in the Children's and YA areas.
  • Help keep the Children's Room and Young Adult areas looking neat.
  • Help with events and storytimes.


(applications during times of acceptance can be printed off and brought to the library, sent in via email to jhill@eoly.ru), or sent via mail to: Teen Volunteer Program, c/o Janene Hill, 629 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502

629 POYNTZ AVE. MANHATTAN, KANSAS 66502 | 785-776-4741
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