Batavia Public Library

Friends Volunteer Opportunities

The Friends of the Batavia Public Library is an entirely volunteer group. The annual book sales are one of their largest volunteer efforts. Additional volunteer opportunities with the Friends are also available.

To help with the book sale or for more information, call (630) 879-8220.

Book Sorter  –  Work during the year sorting donations. New volunteers are especially invited to join in our First Thursday Book Sorting, from 7-9 pm.  Meet at the desk in Youth Services, on the lower level of the Library.

Book Researcher  –  Work during the year with Internet and print research tools to identify valuable/rare books.  Instruction provided.

Book Sale Helper – Help set up the book sale, work during the book sale.

Alphabet Gardener –  Maintain, weed, water, transplant our Alphabet Garden, outside the Youth Services Department.

Community Liaison – Contact schools, nursing homes, shelters, jury commissioner, etc, to find homes for some of our extra books and magazines.

Special Events – Assist as needed, serve as host, for special events, author visits.