Teen Volunteer Opportunities:

Teen Library Council (TLC)
The Teen Library Council (TLC) is a safe space for teens to voice their opinions for the Library.
The Teen Library Council is open to individuals in grades 6-12. All participants will receive volunteer hours for attending. TLC Meetings are held in the Teen Space on the First Thursday of the Month.

Joining TLC gives you the opportunity to:

  • Represent and advocate for the teen community at the Berkeley Heights Public Library
  • Help the Library decide what materials to purchase, services to offer and what events and activities you want to attend
  • Serve your community, and make the Library a place for teens to learn and have fun

Volunteer Sessions:
Teen Volunteer opportunities are for interested individuals priority goes to individuals in grades 9-12 and previous volunteers. There will be 2 hour volunteer sessions for groups to complete tasks. Interested individuals will have to apply using the volunteer application below; once applications are received volunteers will receive information about volunteer opportunities. There will be volunteer sessions where volunteers complete tasks; volunteer tasks will only be given during these sessions. Walk in/ spontaneous volunteering will not be allowed, due to staff limitations. Tasks will change each time, and will be based on the needs of the Library. Example tasks include: assembling take and make crafts, tasks within the Teen Space, and administrative tasks. Please fill out the Volunteer Application, and Rachel will reach out to you once your application is received. Click here for the Volunteer Application.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Rachel at rtalbert@bhplnj.org or by calling 908-608-8603.