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City Hall

212 N. Bonner

Tyler, TX 75702

Ph: (903) 531-1100

Fax: (903) 531-1248

volunteertyler@tylertexas.com

BOOK BUDDY PROGRAM - 2 Positions
Once a week for 1 - 2 hours, hours are flexible.                     

The Library’s Book Buddy after-school program is seeking volunteers with a passion for reading and the ability to work well with children. The Book Buddy will lead story-time using materials provided by the library, such as books, puppets, coloring sheets and reading enhancements.

 

SPECIAL EVENT ASSISTANT - 1 Position
As needed; days and times will vary.
This person must possess strong interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to work well with the public and children, as well as the ability to work independently or as part of a team. Job duties may include: set-up and decoration of rooms, assisting with crafts, greeting guests, and taking photos.

 

FRONT DESK ASSISTANT - 1 Position
Available during Library’s operating hours 
Volunteer needed to assist the Tyler Public    Library at their front circulation desk. The   volunteer would be responsible for taking phone calls, answering basic library questions (such as the library’s hours and book selections), and  renewing or placing books on hold. Other duties may be assigned between phone calls. Must know how to use a computer.  Ability to update the library's online calendar is a plus but not necessary.

 

SHELF-READING - 1-2 Positions
Available during Library’s operating hours 
Volunteer needed to assist the Tyler Public Library to check shelving to ensure accurate shelving of materials and reshelve items that may be misplaced.  Must have knowledge of alpha shelving and the Dewey Decimal system.

 

COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT - 1 Position
Available during Library’s operating hours 
Volunteer needed to assist the Tyler Public Library to contact patrons with outstanding materials and fines.  Must have phone skills.

 

 
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