The Thousand Oaks Library will be closed Monday, January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Library Volunteers

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Each month approximately 100 volunteers contribute their time and energy to various activities within the library.  Assignments range from patron registration to children's programs assistance.  Both the library and the volunteer are enriched through this interaction.

Applications for volunteer service may be obtained in the Grant R. Brimhall Library's Administration Offices, the Newbury Park Branch Library, or go to Become a Volunteer page.


Applying to Become a Library Volunteer

The Grant R. Brimhall Library and the Newbury Park Branch welcome adult and teen volunteers!

Adults who wish to donate at least three hours per week to the library are encouraged to fill out the adult application form.

Typical volunteer duties include:

  • checking-in
  • mending
  • processing books and other materials
  • preparing art projects for Children's Story Time Programs
  • selecting, delivering, and returning materials for homebound patrons
  • working in the Library Foundation Gift Store
  • stocking and maintaining the honor book kiosks
  • assisting the staff with other projects as assigned

Teens must be 14 or older and are interested in the Teen Volunteer Program should complete the teen application form.

Once you have completed the appropriate application form, click the "Submit" button. Applications will be processed by the Library's Volunteer Coordinator Judi Bumstead, and you will be contacted for an interview when a suitable position becomes available.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a library volunteer!