Volunteering Information

Volunteering at the Sechelt Public Library

As you can see by our library history, The Sechelt Public Library was built on the efforts and dedication of volunteers, and the tradition of volunteering at the Sechelt Public Library continues today. There are over 30 volunteers at any given time who contribute 2500 hours of time each year to assist Library staff with:

  • Shelving books
  • Book repairs
  • Covering and processing new books
  • Processing newly arrived magazines
  • Processing kits
  • Helping so prep work for story time crafts
  • Checking and repairing video and audio materials

Criteria for Volunteering

  • Be available 2 or 3 hours per week
  • Some volunteer positions can be for a specific period of time (ie. assisting with a special event)
  • Be able to commit to a minimum of 6 months of volunteering
  • The library welcomes volunteers 14 years and older
  • Some volunteer jobs require standing, lifting, and physical stamina

For further information, or to fill out a volunteer application, please contact the Sechelt Public Library.