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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Printable copy of the Volunteer Application

Adult Literacy Tutor: Teach adults reading and writing skills.  Read stories to preschool and elementary school children.

Commitment: One hour per week, flexible schedule for teaching adults.  Reading to children as needed.

Reports To: Director of Literacy

Book Sales: Sort and count book donations and ready them for sale. Help to maintain and stock the Book store. Locate values for some items on Internet

Commitment: 2-4 hours/week.

Reports to: Teen Services Librarian

Internet Sales: List and monitor sales on internet sale sites and mail books to appropriate locations.

Commitment: 1 - 2 hours per week, according to your schedule.

Reports to: Teen Services Librarian

Outreach Services: Take library materials to home-bound residents in Clinton County.

Commitment: 2 times per month

Reports to: Outreach Services Librarian

Spanish Translator: Translate various library publications and signage into Spanish.

Commitment: As needed.

Reports to: Assistant Director

Art Show: Help out at the November Art show from baking cookies, making hors d'oeuvres, serving refreshments, docents in the gallery, salespeople, etc.

Commitment: The art show is an annual event held in November.

Reports to : Arts Director

Special Events: Need someone to take photographs and someone to videotape special events.
                               Help with special mailings and the copying and folding of "Library Lines" every other month.

Commitment: Varies--when called.

Reports to: Arts Director / Administrative Assistant

Coffee Shop: Oversee coffee shop, make and sell coffee.

Commitment: Weekly Shift of two to four hours

Reports to: Coffee Shop Manager

Genealogy: Data Entry, Enter historic courthouse records data into searchable database..

Commitment: Weekly

Reports to: Head of Genealogy

Indoor Plants: Water and care for the library's indoor potted plants.

Commitment: 1-2 hours/week

Reports to: Maintenance Staff

Volunteers are a valuable asset to the Frankfort Community Public Library, and assist library staff  in a myriad of ways.  If you are interested in any of the above positions, or in sharing other talents with the library, please contact Tom Smith, Head Reference Librarian, at 765-654-8746 or  To view a printable copy of the Volunteer Application, click here.

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