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Volunteers Make a Difference

VolunteerVolunteers allow precious monies to be used where most needed.  The estimated dollar value of volunteer time in California is $24.18 per hour for 2010.

What do Library Volunteers do?

  • Literacy – teaching people to read & write
  • Computers – one-on-one tutoring, teach computer classes
  • Homework Help Center – helping K-8 students with their homework
  • General – assisting with shelving, programs, and other general tasks
  • Teen Advisory Council (TAC) – assist with library services to teens

VolunteeringVolunteering is giving back to our community.  Volunteering at the Lodi public Library serves Lodi.  It is also fun, enriching, and rewarding.  Develop new skills and talents, and make a difference.

How do I volunteer?

If you wish to volunteer, please fill out an application telling us about yourself and your interests.

Most volunteers at the Lodi Public Library must be fingerprinted.  You will be given a form and contact information to help you set up your appointment with the Lodi Police Department.  Fingerprinting is free.

Why Volunteer?

The Lodi Public Library has many opportunities for volunteering, including:

Further, you might consider becoming a part of the two organizations that help the Lodi Public Library succeed:

To find out more, please contact the Library at 209-333-5554 or email us.

Volunteers of the Year

Nominations for the 2010 Bob Hildreth Library Volunteer of the Year Award are being sought.  Established in 2001 by the trustees in memory of Friends president Bob Hildreth, the award is designed to honor an outstanding individual volunteer who has made a significant contribution in service to Lodi Public Library and its programs.

Learn more about the Volunteer of the Year, and make a nomination for 2010.