VOLUNTEER @ THE PLACENTIA LIBRARY
The Placentia Library District is very proud of its talented and dedicated volunteers. With the guidance and support of the Library staff, volunteers extend the reach of the Library. The Placentia Library is always on the lookout for energetic and committed people to join our team of volunteers.
Volunteers provide the much needed support to the library services, events and patrons who depend on our services. Last year our volunteers gave over 13,000 hours of service to the library. That translates to over $300,000 worth of cost savings!
In return volunteers benefit from their service by:
Who Can Volunteer?
Assignments are available for individuals ages 12 and up.
Please note that the library is not currently accepting court-ordered volunteers.
What Volunteer Opportunities Are Available?
The Library offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities year round.
Check out our page on Volunteer Match for more details on volunteer opportunities available today! Click here to visit Placentia Library on Volunteer Match.
How Do I Become a Volunteer?
It is easy; all you need to do is complete the following steps:
1.Turn in a completed volunteer application
Applications are available at the Adult Services Reference Desk or download a copy here.
2. Attend a volunteer orientation
Volunteer orientations are held on the 2nd Saturday of February, May, August, and November each year. The orientation will be held in the Placentia Library Community Meeting Room from 1-2:30 p.m. To register please complete and return a volunteer application indicating the date you wish to attend.
3. Returning Volunteers
If it has been over a year since you last volunteered, or you feel like you need a refresher, please attend a Volunteer Orientation before volunteering again.
4. Summer Reading Program Volunteers
Teens who wish to volunteer with the Summer Reading Program must attend a Children’s Department Summer Volunteer Orientation each year.
I Need a Site for My Internship or Work Study?
The Placentia Library is an approved site for students wishing to fulfill their community service, internship or work study requirements.
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