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Assist the staff of Brooklyn Public Library and enhance the library's service to the public, by organizing and maintaining the shelves in various BPL locations.

  • Organizing book/video shelves by filing materials accordingly.
  • Reading sections in compliance with the library classification system, the Dewey Decimal classification, by examining and organizing library materials.
  • Transporting library trucks in the library's facilities, if needed.
Required Skills
  • Good organizational skills.
  • A friendly and approachable manner.
  • The ability to get along with a diverse groups.
  • Knowledge of languages other than English, a plus.
Program Notes
  • Volunteers are asked to make a minimum commitment of two to three hours per week, for a period of at least three months.
How to Apply

Complete an Online Application.

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