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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

  • commit to a 3 hour shift
  • shelve books as directed
  • assist shoppers
  • be the cashier
  • be a welcoming presence at 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

Food Provider 

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

Special Events Assistance 

  • Assist at one-time special events as needed

Green Thumb Gang - Landscape Maintenance 

  • Assist with landscaping maintenance at the CFPL

Special Projects Assistance 

  • Assist library staff working on special projects

Traveling Tales for Pre-Schoolers 

  • Help with the Traveling Tales library program.

Photographer for Library Events

  • Take photos at library events.

Board Member

  • Become a member of the Friends of the Cedar Falls Public Library board.  


For Friends information, contact or call the CFPL at 319-273-8643.