Volunteer with Teen Team
Join Teen Team
There are lots of ways you can help out, mentor others, promote the love of books, and earn community service credit!
View Teen Team opportunities, then apply - we'll set up a time to meet and work out your schedule.
Try a Teen Service Day
Grades 6-12: Offered one Sunday afternoon per month
Only have a hours to give? Don't apply for Teen Team: just sign up to work from 1-3 hours on one of our monthly teen service days. Join other teens for Library housekeeping. including dusting, straightening, and organizing. View details & schedule
Winter/Spring 2022: meets Tuesdays in February
With other teens, you will meet and get matched up with younger kids to read books, play games, make a difference and have fun! You will commit to a specific meeting day/time during one or more 4-6-week sessions during the school year or for the summer (June-July). Check session dates and additional program info on the Reading Buddies home page; then apply to Teen Team to get started!
Teen Collection Connection (TCC)
Fall 2021: meets in person monthly September-November
Winter: meets in person monthly January-April
Do you love to read and discuss favorite books, movies, and music? Join TCC and meet monthly with other teens to contribute short book reviews that will be featured on the Library's blog and on the shelves next to the books, and to help select items to add to the teen collection. Apply
Fall 2021: meets in person on Wednesdays in October
Winter/Spring 2022: meets in person on Tuesdays in March
Have fun working with older kids to design and print 3D projects. Apply
Fall 2021: meets in person, Mondays in November
Winter/Spring 2022: meets in person, Tuesdays in April
This is a writing mentoring program for kids in grades 3-5, led by volunteer teens. You will meet with other teens and kids to do writing games, share stories, and have fun! You will commit to a specific meeting day/time during the school year, or sign up for the whole summer session. Apply
September 2021-April 2022: Pop-up Storytimes will occur once a month on Saturdays at locations around Lafayette
Teens help assist our storytellers with songs, activities, and book giveaways.