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  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Get Involved @ Your Library!

    The Santa Monica Public Library has excellent volunteer opportunities for TEENS to:
    • Help librarians with youth programs
     
    •  Interact with other teens 
     
    •  Help with various library tasks 
     
    •  Obtain community service credit
     
    •  Plan teen programs
     
    •  Gain leadership experience 
     

     Teen Volunteer Program

    Interested in volunteering at a Santa Monica Public Library Branch? Fill out this form and turn it in!

    To qualify for the Teen Volunteer Program at the Main Library, you must:  

    • Be a teen in grades 8 - 12
    • Attend school or live in Santa Monica
    • Fill out a Teen Volunteer Interest Form

    Please note: Volunteer spots are limited. If the Teen Volunteer Program is FULL, your Teen Volunteer Interest Form will be kept on a wait list for the rest of the school year and you will be contacted if a spot becomes available.

    Volunteer Sites: 

    Please contact individual branch libraries for specific volunteer opportunities at the Branches.

    Main Library
    601 Santa Monica Blvd.
    Santa Monica, CA 90401
    (310) 458-8621


    Contact:
    Myleen DeJesus

    Fairview Library
    2101 Ocean Park Blvd.
    Santa Monica, CA 90405
    (310) 458-8681

    Contact:
    Erica Cuyugan

    Montana Library
    1704 Montana Ave.
    Santa Monica, CA 90403
    (310) 458-8682

    Contact:
    Terrie Dorio

    Ocean Park Library
    2601 Main St.
    Santa Monica, CA 90405
    (310) 458-8683

    Contact:
    Karen Reitz

    Pico Library 
    2201 Pico Blvd.
    Santa Monica, CA 90405
    (310) 458-8684

    Contact:
     Alejandra Garcia

    Other Community Service Volunteer Opportunities in Santa Monica (pdf)

    Teen Advisory Council

    What We Do:  

    • Promote library use and community involvement by teens.
    • Serve as the voice of teens throughout the library community.
    • Plan, publicize, and sponsor programs in the library of interest to teens.
    • Represent teens during community library programs.
    • Give input and suggestions to the library concerning teen related activities, selection of books and other materials for the Young Adult section, and input on design and content of the teen webpage.

    Our Location and Meeting Information:
    Every other Monday, 4:00 p.m. at the Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd. For details, call the Teen Librarian at (310) 458-8621.

    Membership:
    Membership is open to high school students who live and/or attend school in Santa Monica. Spots are limited and recruitment begins at the beginning of every school year. Teen Council members are required to commit to projects throughout the year and must attend meetings regularly.

     

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