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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Teen volunteers needed

Opportunities for Summer 2017
(Volunteers should be at least 13 years old by the end of the summer program)

Special Performances – Thursdays, volunteers needed at 10:00-11:30 a.m., shows begin at 10:30 (1-2 volunteers needed per week)

* Assist with room set-up (chairs, tables)
* Put away chairs and tables and general clean-up at the end of program
* Help out as needed during the program

DATES:
June 15 Comedy Sportz (improv comedy)
June 22 Puppet Story Theater
June 29 Animal Quest (live animals)
July 6 Mr. Steve (music/magic)
July 13 No performance (See Creative Building Day instead)
July 20 David Seebach (magic)
July 27 Big & Tall (music)

Special FRIDAY Performance at 10:30
July 28 Storybook Enchantments

Additional Special Performances for school-age kids (1st grade or older) – 1-2 volunteers needed per event

DATES:
Wed., June 21 at 2:00 - Zoozort (volunteers needed 1:30-3:00) – live animals
Wed., July 12 at 1:00 - Creative Coding (volunteers needed at 12:15-2:15) – interact with younger kids and help teach early coding concepts
Thursdays, July 13 at 10:30 a.m. (volunteers needed at 10:15-11:45) and August 3 at 1:00 p.m. (volunteers needed at 12:45-2:15) – Creative building – help kids build with Legos, giant blocks or work with Ozobots.

Movie Matinees – Tuesdays, volunteers needed at 12:30-3:00 p.m. – Movies begin at 1:00 but ending times will vary depending on the length of the movie. Movie titles available in June and all are rated “G” or “PG.” (1-2 volunteers needed per week)

* Assist with room set-up (chairs, refreshments)
* Help out as needed during the program
* Clean up at the end of the program

DATES:
June 13, June 20, June 27, July 11, July 18, July 25 and August 1

Sleepover at the Library – Wed., July 26, volunteers at 5:45 until about 9:00 p.m. A couple of volunteers will also be needed Thursday morning, July 27, at 10:00-11:00 to return toys. Kids will arrive at 6:30 Wednesday evening with a stuffed toy or doll for a half-hour story time. The toys will then stay at the library overnight for an adventure of their own. Teen volunteers will help with the story time and then document with photos the adventure each toy had. This activity involves imagination and creativity, photography, scrap-booking, and lots of fun! Well-organized high school students preferred for this event because efficiency is critical in making this event work well.

Shelf Reading (Flexible Schedule) – Up to 6 volunteers needed for the summer.

This opportunity involves straightening and organizing the books in the library. It generally requires a commitment of 30-45 minutes per week for a minimum of six weeks during the summer. Training for the summer will take place on Wednesday, June 14 at 3:30-4:30 p.m. An alternate training time can be arranged if needed. After training, volunteers can choose when they want to work. Shelf reading can be continued during the school year.

If you are interested in helping with any of these programs, download a teen volunteer application, or pick one up in the library.

Questions?
Contact Sue Daniels, Youth Services Librarian, by email, or call 262-782-6717.
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