We are truly grateful for your interest in volunteering! Please note at this time all volunteer projects are filled. We are accepting volunteer applications for the waitlist and will confirm availability in June 2022 for spots at volunteer orientations. All volunteer applicants (new and returning) are required to complete, sign, get a parent/guardian signature (if under age 18) and return a Volunteer Application.
Volunteer projects are assigned after orientation is completed and can include 1-2 hour shifts assisting with clerical tasks, shelving materials, providing crowd control at programs, serving with the Friends of the Library and providing subject matter expertise for a library program. Please be sure to read, review and ask any questions about the Volunteer Handbook Revised 2021 at orientation.
CONGRATULATIONS to our 200 volunteer award winners celebrated at the 31st Annual Volunteer Recognition Program on April 30, 2022. Check out the video! Thank you to the community organizations who donated to support this year’s Volunteer Recognition Program: Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta History Center, Booth Western Art Museum, Café Intermezzo, Center for Puppetry Arts, Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame, Dave & Busters of Alpharetta, Delta Flight Museum, High Museum of Art, Historic Oakland Cemetery, Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Jimmy Carter Library and Museum, Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center, Publix Super Markets, Inc. Atlanta Division, Richard and Angela Bakare, Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, Tellus Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA), The Punchline, The Westin Peachtree Plaza, Thumbs Up Diner and Zoo Atlanta.
OTHER: Some branches have Teen Advisory Boards (TAB) made up of teen volunteers who collaborate on programs and brainstorm ideas for youth programming at the library. Contact your Youth Services Librarian or Volunteer Services to learn more about opportunities.
We do not currently have any group or virtual volunteer opportunities. Please review organizations listed on www.handsonatlanta.org that need assistance at this time.
Application for Volunteer Service- can be submitted to the Volunteer Services Office of the Fulton County Library System by email (email@example.com), mail (1 Margaret Mitchell Square, 30303), fax (404-612-0534) or dropped off at any of our 34 open branch locations.
If you need to complete community service for or in anticipation of court, lawyer, employment or school requirements, you must contact Volunteer Services at 404-613-0125 to discuss additional paperwork that is needed. Please note we do not accept all charges and we cannot guarantee hours can be completed in the allotted time frame. Please start early, so we can try to best assist you. We will share other area organizations that have project availability.
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