Volunteer at GEPL

Volunteer your time to help out at the library! There are many different types of opportunities to help out.

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Next Chapter Book Club Volunteers

Are you a book lover? Do you have 2 hours to spare each week? Help the Glen Ellyn Public Library start a new book club using the Next Chapter Book Club model! The Next Chapter Book Club is an exciting program that promotes literacy, social interaction and community inclusion for adults with developmental disabilities.

We are currently looking for long term library volunteers to serve as group facilitators. The primary responsibility of NCBC facilitators is to support book club members as they read and build social skills. No prior experience needed. The Glen Ellyn Public Library will provide volunteers with training and ongoing support. The Club will meet for an hour each week, with up to an hour of preparation time per a week.

Interested? Please submit a letter of inquiry explaining your interest in this program. Include any experience you may have working with adults with developmental disabilities, explain why the Next Chapter Book Club appeals to you, and what you might have to offer. Address the letter to Sarah Kleiva, Outreach Librarian at the Glen Ellyn Public Library. You may attach the letter to your volunteer application on the Glen Ellyn Public Library website.

Enrich your life by bringing to others the joy of talking about books!

Please note this is an unpaid volunteering opportunity.