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June 6, 2018

Volunteers Needed for City Center Library

The City Center Library and Reading Room is accepting volunteer applications. Currently we are in need of coverage for weekly evening hours and Saturday mid-morning to after lunch, to assist us in keeping this lovely, quiet library and sitting space open for residents and other members/visitors. Training will be provided. Meals included.

Photo by Kaishin Lorenzo

Volunteer Date and Time Coverage — Volunteer alone or with a friend

Regular Scheduled Hours preferred to cover 2 – 4 hour periods.

  • Monday-Wednesday-Friday: anytime between 4:00 and 7:30 pm
  • Tuesday-Thursday: anytime between 4:00 and 7:00 pm
  • Saturday: after Dharma Talk (approximately 11 am) to 1:00 pm

Photo by Kaishin Lorenzo

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Greet and warmly welcome patrons and guests to library. Tasks that may be requested: distribute general information; orient patrons to the library and/or point out locations of shoe rack, restrooms, handout table, membership and volunteer opportunities.

Other responsibilities: Shelving books, DVDs, CDs; organizing magazines and newspapers; assisting with upkeep/order of shelves; helping to retrieve items. Assist with patrons’ digital “self check-out” process.

Contact the City Center librarian at or call the main office at 415-863-3136 and request extension 388.