Due to a water main break, Minneapolis Central Library will close at 5:15 pm on Monday, March 27.
If there is a volunteer opportunity listed below that matches your skills and needs, please submit a volunteer application.
Questions? Contact the Volunteer Office at 612-543-8633.
Assist adult students with homework, including college assignments and preparation for the GED exam. Experience tutoring and interacting with people of diverse cultures is preferred. Training is provided.
Assist staff in getting returned materials back on library shelves so they are available for patrons. Maintain the library collection, work with reserved materials, and other duties as need. Volunteers must be detail-oriented, be able to follow directions and work independently. Location availability dependent on library needs.
Mentor teens in the Best Buy Teen Tech Center, partnering with them on creative projects. Volunteers need interest and experience with teens, interest or skill with advanced technology applications, and ability to relate and coach in an unstructured environment. Training and materials are provided.
Center hours are Monday through Thursday, 3-8 p.m., with a two-hour commitment once a week for a minimum of six months. Mentors must be 20 years of age or older, and a criminal background check is required.