Blogs: Volunteering

Volunteer Spotlight - Thuha Tran

Thuha began volunteering at Berryessa Branch Library in November 2019. She has taught others how to crochet and inspired those new to the craft.

Robert Miranda
11/16/2020 - 10:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Nhu-Y Tran

Nhu-Y volunteers with our Virtual: ESL Grammar Club. Nhu-Y’s responsibility is to teach English learners the basic and proper grammar skills for them to start writing and speaking in English.

Robert Miranda
10/26/2020 - 10:00 AM

Be a Videographer: Virtual Volunteer Library Service

Learn what volunteer opportunities are available at the library during the pandemic.

Ila Langner
10/21/2020 - 10:00 PM

Celebrating our Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library groups are non-profits that fundraise to help support libraries by organizing book sales, hosting community programs, sponsoring events, advocating for the library, and more!

Robert Miranda
10/15/2020 - 10:00 AM

Pathfinders Leizel Jackson and Megan Maloy: Teen Mentors!

Teen HQ librarians Megan Maloy and Leizel Jackson provide valuable teen opportunities during the Summer of COVID-19.

Ila Langner
10/14/2020 - 10:00 PM

Volunteer Spotlight - Sheryl Matthew

Sheryl has been volunteering with SJPL for almost two years. She started as on-site coding volunteer at Joyce Ellington Branch library with her on-demand Python and Java computer programming classes.

Robert Miranda
10/05/2020 - 10:00 AM

Volunteer Spotlight - Marvin McCrary

Marvin is the coordinator for one of our Virtual ELL (English Language Learner) Conversation Clubs. Every week he finds an article and uses appropriate teaching materials.

Robert Miranda
09/29/2020 - 3:00 PM

Become a SJPL Social Media Ambassador

Ambassadorship is one way to volunteer for the Library that does not required a volunteer application! Simply sign up to receive #SJPLambassador emails.

Jason Pell
09/24/2020 - 11:30 AM

Virtual Homework Club

Need help with your homework? Volunteers will be available online to help Kindergarten - 8th-grade students with their homework.

08/17/2020 - 11:23 AM

2020 Volunteer Feedback: Volunteers Thrive at SJPL!

See what Library volunteers are saying about their volunteer roles, expereinces, and collaboration with Library staff members.

Jason Pell
06/26/2020 - 3:00 PM

Practice English in Online Conversation Clubs

Virtual ELL Conversation Clubs are welcoming and respectful environments for adult learners of English online.

Jason Pell
06/19/2020 - 11:30 AM

Library Volunteering... From Home!

Virtual volunteer opportunities are now available throughout SJPL. Earn service hours at the Library from home.

Jason Pell
06/11/2020 - 4:30 PM