Volunteer at the Library

Walk into the Reinbeck Public Library and you’ll see a community. Designed for readers and learners of all ages and from all backgrounds, we are the community’s living room – a place to connect, unwind, share ideas, and explore new possibilities.

Working alongside our staff, volunteers transform a building of “stuff” into a dynamic place to dream, do, and discover. Whether you are caring for materials, greeting patrons, or helping with children’s programs, you are constantly renovating our living room to make it a little bit bigger and better than it was yesterday. You give us space to grow and welcome in new ideas, people, and opportunities. So open the door to your next great opportunity! We’ve saved a seat on the couch for you.

We are looking for creative, personable, reliable volunteers interested in sharing their time and talents to support the library’s mission to “commitment  to connecting community through programming, technology and outreach.” Our goal is to match your skills and interests to the right opportunity for you!

We have volunteer opportunities available for adults, families, teens, and retirees with a wide variety of interests and abilities. We also enjoy working with small groups and corporate volunteers for special projects. We know you’re busy, and we strive to develop flexible volunteer opportunities that work with your schedule. Daytime and evening hours are available on both a regular and on-call basis during both the week and weekends.

Volunteer Opportunities

Buddy Reader

We are hoping to launch 'Buddy Readers' for the Summer Reading Program. We are hoping to have time slots filled with volunteers willing to read or be read to.

Story Time

We are always looking for guest readers for our weekly story times.

Mobile Library 

We have built a bridge between the library and Westview. This program needs an individual to deliver books monthly & visit with residents.

After School Volunteer

When children are in the building, engaging and implementing passive activities. If there are no children, then library maintenance and projects: Shelf Reading, Program Prep, Organization etc.

Library Board

Our board is made of of elected volunteers who help run the Library. If you are interested, contact the city to find out if a position is opening up. Board meetings occur every second Monday, 4:30pm