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Friends Volunteer Opportunities

Please consider volunteering!
Caring for the local library can be done through donating volunteer time. The Friends make a difference in this community by providing a bridge with the library.  If you would like to volunteer at the library please click here to fill out our volunteer application. 

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These are the areas in which volunteers are needed:

Book Nook

  • One 3-hour shift per month or occasional substituting
  • Sort books and put on the Book Nook shelves
  • Serve as cashier


Friends' Board

  • One 1 ½-hour meeting per month plus occasional committee work
  • Serve on Friends' board to help plan events and publicity and help decide how our proceeds can best benefit the library


Book Outreach Team

  • 2 to 3 hours per month
  • Work as a team to select and/or deliver books to nursing homes and to homebound persons

 

Computer Class Assistant

  • Computer classes are generally 1 1/2 to 2 hours long
  • Assist class instructor by working with individual students

 

Clerical Help

  • Perform clerical work for the library or the Friends' group as arranged


Food

  • Occasionally provide food such as a dessert or salad for FOTL-sponsored events


Special Events

  • Contribute food items for library events
  • Assist with events such as Friends’ booth at Sturgis Falls


Library Tour Guide

  • Lead tour of our library facilities


Opportunity reading the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier to the blind from the KUNI studios.

  • For more information, visit: www.iowaradioreading.org


Green Thumb Gang

  • Assist with landscaping  maintenance at the CFPL

 

Library "Roadies"

  • Help set up library meeting rooms



Special Projects

  • Assist library staff working on special projects



For Friends information, contact Maelou Baxter at cfplfriends@gmail.com or call the CFPL at 319-273-8643.

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