Volunteer at the Sharon Public Library
Adult volunteers are encouraged to reach out to the Friends of the Sharon Public Library.
Opportunities for Adults are usually reserved for working with the Friends during their fundraising events.. Information about the Friends of the Sharon Public Library.
The Youth Services Department has a number of volunteer opportunities available for teens.
The Student Community Service program is designed for students ages 13-17 who live in Sharon and are interested in volunteering at the Sharon Public Library. Volunteers work regular shifts (2-6 hours per week) and complete tasks in the library such as craft preperation, Library of Things maintenence and assistng staff with youth programs. Volunteers are also invited to join the Review Crew and submit book reviews for our website. Apply here.
The Teen Advisory Board is a new program for students in grades 6-12 who want to get involved in the library, plan programs, assist with marketing and promotion, recommend materials and develop leadership skills. TAB meets on the first Thursday of the month from 4 - 5 and snacks are provided. Apply here.
Questions? Contact Youth Services Librarian Amy Greil, or call (781) 784-1578 x1430
Volunteer English Tutor
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Literacy Program
The Sharon Public Library has partnered with the Stoughton Public Library to offer an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) adult literacy program. By volunteering your time to help adult learners improve their English reading, writing, speaking, and listening comprehension, you can significantly improve the quality of someone's life and provide an important community service.
Commit to 1 orientation session and 12 hours of virtual training
Volunteers are expected to meet with their students for 2 hours per week for one year.
Hold a high school diploma or GED
Be able to Speak English clearly
Be sensitive to the struggles of adult learners
If you meet these qualifications and are interested in becoming a tutor, you can learn more by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (781) 344-2711. More information for tutors can be found at the Stoughton Public Library website.