Program Volunteers for the Guelph Public Library

We are taking a  quick summer break!

Please check back here later this summer for new library program volunteer opportunities coming this fall.

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Program Volunteering at the Guelph Public Library

Would you like to be a real friend of the Guelph Public Library? Become a Program Volunteer! Attend Guelph Public Library programs and give the staff a hand.

The library always has a full schedule of exciting events for children, teens and adults. These are often popular well attended programs where staff would benefit hugely from the presence of another person, a Program Volunteer who can help things run more smoothly by carrying out non-professional tasks such as:

  • Greeting program participants
  • Directing them to staff for assistance
  • Helping staff with set-up and take down
  • Serving refreshments
  • Helping to maintain a safe environment
  • Being available to assist if an emergency arises
  • Answering general questions

Please note: Before your first volunteer shift, you must complete a short online training package that will be sent to you by Meg Forestell-Page, GPL’s Supervisor of Programming and Digital Services.

***Program Volunteering is only open to members of the Friends of the Guelph Public Library. Not sure if your membership is up-to-date? Contact Membership Coordinator, Mary Mulholland (mulhollmary@hotmail.com). If you would like to become a member or renew your membership, here is the visit the Membership Page.***

Questions? Please contact Meg Forestell-Page – mforestell@guelphpl.ca