|Volunteering at the
We appreciate your
willingness to volunteer at the Easton Area Public
Library. Whether you’re doing data entry, shelf reading,
or helping at our book sales, your efforts will enhance
the services we provide for the community. To make your
volunteer time and efforts as rewarding as possible for
you and for the Library, we are providing the following
Each volunteer is assigned a supervisor who will
explain the work and monitor your progress. Take any
questions or ideas to your supervisor.
You and your supervisor will arrange a
mutually convenient schedule for volunteering during
Library hours. When you report, be sure to sign in and
out with the day and hour in the blue book at the
Circulation Desk. This book tells us who is in the
building should there be an emergency. It is also our
official record of your volunteer hours. We use it in
our annual report of total volunteer hours. Should you
be unable to report for work due to illness, family
emergency, etc., please call 610-258-2917 to leave a
If you need assistance while working in a public
area and your supervisor is not available, see the
person working at the Reference Desk.
You are welcome to use the staff room during a
break from your work. A soda machine, refrigerator, and
microwave are available for your use.
Volunteers are asked to present a neat and
professional appearance. Please refrain from overly
casual dress and inappropriate attire like tank tops and
Volunteers who work with privileged or
proprietary information are expected to maintain
You are advised to leave valuable articles at
home. The Library does not have secure locations to
store these items and cannot be responsible for their
loss or theft.
Closings for holidays are available on the
Library web site (www.eastonpl.org).
Closings for inclement weather are
announced on local radio and television stations.