Volunteer at the Library

Volunteer Opportunities

We do not have volunteer opportunities right now. Please continue to check back with us for opportunities that we may have in the future.

Volunteer FAQ

Who can volunteer?

  • Ideal volunteer candidates are within 9th-12th grade or are 18 years or older.
  • Anyone without a criminal record.
  • We do not accept volunteers for court-appointed community service.
  • Those who can commit to volunteering for at least six months or for the defined term of a project.

What do volunteers do?

  • Assist with events and programs involving kids/teens/adults
  • Label and cover new books.
  • Repair books.
  • Assist with outreach and offsite events.
  • Assist with our Summer Reading Program (typically teen volunteers).
  • Assist with other tasks as assigned.

When do volunteers work?

Times are based on the availability of volunteers and the needs of the library.

Why should I volunteer?

  • Make a difference in your community and leave a positive impact.
  • Earn community service hours for school requirements.
  • Develop leadership skills.
  • Make friends and have fun.


Contact Teri Belin at (785) 320-5375 or tbelin@MHKLibrary.org.