The Media-Upper Providence Free Library Book Sale is run entirely by year-round volunteers. Join us in our efforts to inspire a love of reading and learning by becoming a valued member of our volunteer team.

Opportunities for Involvement

Join us in making a difference in our community by volunteering for our upcoming library book sale! Your support is vital in ensuring the success of this exciting event, and there are two distinct ways you can get involved:

Book Sorting Volunteers

Are you passionate about books and enjoy organizing? We’re seeking dedicated individuals to assist with gathering and sorting books from donation bins during library hours. As a book sorting volunteer, you’ll play a crucial role in preparing our extensive collection for the book sale. Responsibilities include:

  • Collecting donated books from designated bins outside the library
  • Sorting books based on genre, condition, and other criteria
  • Ensuring that all books are in sale-ready condition, including cleaning and minor repairs if needed
  • Assisting with inventory management and shelving

Book Sale Event Volunteers

Do you thrive in a bustling, community-focused environment? Join our team of volunteers during the book sale event and help create an unforgettable experience for attendees. As a book sale event volunteer, you’ll contribute to the smooth operation of the sale and provide valuable assistance to shoppers. Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting shoppers with locating books and answering questions
  • Managing checkout stations and processing transactions
  • Restocking shelves and maintaining the organization of the sales area throughout the event
  • Providing general assistance and support to attendees and fellow volunteers

Volunteer Waiver

Before participating in any volunteer activities, all volunteers are required to read and sign a waiver. By signing the waiver, volunteers acknowledge their understanding of the risks associated with volunteering and agree to release Media-Upper Providence Free Library from any liability for injuries or damages that may occur during volunteer activities.

Volunteer Sign Up

Ready to lend a hand and make a positive impact? Sign up to volunteer for our library book sale today! Simply fill out our volunteer registration form below, indicating preferred role(s). We’ll be in touch with further details.

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