Teen and Tween Volunteers

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Huntington Beach Central Library

Children's Library

7111 Talbert Ave

Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Phone: (714) 375-5107

Qualifications: Volunteers need to be at least 12 years old. All volunteers must attend a training workshop or receive permission from the staff member in charge of the program before they can start volunteering. Volunteers who are 18 years old and older must go through the library’s fingerprinting process before they can start volunteering with children.

Volunteers are needed to assist as a:

Book Shelver

Volunteer must attend a training workshop before volunteering as a shelver. Workshops are held the first Wednesday of every month at 4:00p.m. in the Tabby Theater. Applications are given out at workshop and must be signed by a parent for those under 18 years old.

Contact: Barbara Richardson

Craft Storytime Helper

(Thursday at 3:30pm and Saturday at 2:00pm)
Help children with their craft projects, read aloud to those who finish early and help clean up after storytime.

Contact: Barbara Richardson

Click here to register for Craft Storytime Slots.

Homework Club Volunteers (Teens)

(Monday and Wednesday during the school year from 3:30pm to 5pm)
Tutor children K-8th grade in all subjects, as needed. Interested volunteers must be at least a sophomore in high school and have excellent academic standing. Apply here. Applicants will be notified and invited to attend a training workshop.

Lego Club Helpers

(Second and Fourth Wednesday of the month, 3:30 pm to 5pm)
Help set up and take down. Keep Legos sorted and monitor children.

Contact: Melissa Ronning

Click here to register for Lego Club Helper slots

Summer Reading Program

Time Slots become available starting May 1 every year. Help people register for our reading programs at our Prize Table and other summer activities. Prize table slots are 2 hours long. Reading program starts near the end of June and is usually six weeks long. There will be Prize Table training workshops in June. You will be emailed information about your duties in the beginning of June after you have registered. Applications will be given out at the workshop to new volunteers.

Click here to fill out what slots you want to work during the summer: Prize Table, Branch Reading Program Helpers, Friday Films, Carnival, Final Concert, Special Programs.

Contact: Barbara Richardson or Melissa Ronning

Story Time and Reading Volunteer program : S.T.A.R.

Read aloud to small groups of children. View a PowerPoint presentation to see what being a STAR reader is all about.

Contact: Susan Foster


Did you know?

Zoning Administrator meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month. Meeting Agendas, Action Agendas, and Minutes are available to view online.

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