Adopt a Shelf

Our visitors appreciate well-organized shelves. By adopting a shelf or stack, you can help improve their experience tremendously.


  • Read your shelf or stack and keep materials organized
  • Straighten library materials to prevent overcrowding
  • Pull items in need of repair
  • Dust shelves

Required Skills:

  • Familiarity with alphabetical and numerical order and the Dewey Decimal System
  • A good eye for details

Program Notes:

  • Training time varies according to department and type of shelf reading
  • Reading your shelf or stack on a weekly basis is preferable

How to Apply:
Download the application on the Volunteer Services page.