Saturday, October 6, 2007

Volunteer Opportunities at Richland County Public Library

The following are Volunteer Opportunities at Richland County Public Library. Please click on the links for more information. Where no link is available, please contact Cathy Dolan, whose contact information is at the bottom of this posting.

Oral History Interviewer : Main Branch

Our Main Library Local History Room will be conducting oral interviews with residents of Columbia for a historical perspective on Columbia, Richland County and/or the Richland County Public Library.
The volunteers will assist the Information Services Librarians in conducting the interviews and may assist with the preparation of interview materials.
Volunteers should have an outgoing and pleasant personality with excellent communication skills. They should be able to follow directions and be responsive and provide appropriate direction during interview session. Knowledge of the history of Columbia or the Midlands area is high preferred.
Training specific to the position will be provided.

Let’s Speak English : Various Branches

We are again excited to offer our Let’s Speak English program to the Midlands community. This special program is designed to help international adults in our community practice speaking English. International adults will be able to practice their needed English skills in a comfortable environment by conversing with local adult volunteers.

Volunteers needed at Northeast Regional on Monday evenings from 7-8 p.m. and at the Main Library on Wednesday mornings from 10-11 a.m.

Patron Desk : Main Branch

Patron Assistants are needed on Thursday afternoon and evenings. Time is available from 1:30-closing on Thursdays.

Alternate Sunday afternoons are also available.

St. Andrews Branch

Volunteers to help teach knitting at a branch program.

Four Thursday evenings starting on October 18 at 7 pm.

[Posted on behalf of:

Cathy Dolan

Volunteer Coordinator

Richland County Public Library


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